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The Resource The Russian debutante's handbook, Gary Shteyngart

The Russian debutante's handbook, Gary Shteyngart

Label
The Russian debutante's handbook
Title
The Russian debutante's handbook
Statement of responsibility
Gary Shteyngart
Title variation
Russian debutantes handbook
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Vladimir - 25-year-old Russian-American immigrant and lowly clerk at the bureaucratic Emma Lazarus Immigrant Absorption Society - is about to have his first break. However, his capitalist dreams and desire for a girlfriend will lead him off the straight and narrow into uncharted territory
Summary
In a novel about being an outsider in America and what it means to be an American, Vladimir, a young Russian-American immigrant, pursues his dreams of success, wealth, and a girlfriend, as his quest takes him deep into uncharted territory
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • National Jewish Book Award for Fiction, 2002-2003.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
069984
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shteyngart, Gary
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Russian Americans
  • Immigrants
Target audience
adult
Label
The Russian debutante's handbook, Gary Shteyngart
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York: Riverhead, 2002
  • Formerly CIP
Control code
000040359888
Dimensions
20cm.
Extent
452 p.
Isbn
9780747568193
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
System control number
(OCoLC)63129082
Label
The Russian debutante's handbook, Gary Shteyngart
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York: Riverhead, 2002
  • Formerly CIP
Control code
000040359888
Dimensions
20cm.
Extent
452 p.
Isbn
9780747568193
Isbn Type
(pbk.) :
System control number
(OCoLC)63129082

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