The Resource The madonnas of Leningrad : a novel, Debra Dean

The madonnas of Leningrad : a novel, Debra Dean

Label
The madonnas of Leningrad : a novel
Title
The madonnas of Leningrad
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Debra Dean
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Narrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bit by bit, the ravages of age are eroding Marina's grip on the everyday. An elderly Russian woman now living in America, she cannot hold on to fresh memories-the details of her grown children's lives, the approaching wedding of her grandchild-yet her distant past is miraculously preserved in her mind's eye. Vivid images of her youth in war-torn Leningrad arise unbidden, carrying her back to the terrible fall of 1941, when she was a tour guide at the Hermitage Museum and the German army's approach signaled the beginning of what would be a long, torturous siege on the city. As the people braved starvation, bitter cold, and a relentless German onslaught, Marina joined other staff members in removing the museum's priceless masterpieces for safekeeping, leaving the frames hanging empty on the walls to symbolize the artworks' eventual return. As the Luftwaffe's bombs pounded the proud, stricken city, Marina built a personal Hermitage in her mind-a refuge that would stay buried deep within her, until she needed it once more. .
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Midwest
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1957-
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Dean, Debra
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Narrated by Yelena Shmulenson
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Shmulenson, Yelena
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  • Reminiscing in old age
  • Older women
  • Russian Americans
  • Saint Petersburg (Russia)
Target audience
adult
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Label
The madonnas of Leningrad : a novel, Debra Dean
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier.
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent.
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MWT11586681
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 08 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780062246172
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computer
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rdamedia.
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  • c
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digital.
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MWT11586681
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sound
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11586681
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The madonnas of Leningrad : a novel, Debra Dean
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11586681
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 08 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062246172
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11586681
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11586681
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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