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Prince Rupert Library Dobo (Text) 33294001840784 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781771022040 (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1771022043 (trade pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 339 p. ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Thomas Allen Publishers, c2012.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Atlas of B. Gorbe -- Animals of the Budapest Zoo, 1944-1945 -- Sailor's mouth -- Restoration of the villa where Tibor Kalman once lived -- Beautician -- Days of orphans and strangers -- Rosewood queens -- Encirclement -- Society of friends -- Miracles of Saint Marx -- Selected mug shots of famous Hungarian assassins -- Ghosts of Budapest and Toronto -- Homemade doomsday machine.
Summary, etc.:
A series of 13 linked short stories about the Red Army's siege of Budapest from Dec. 1944-Feb. 1945, set both in the historical moment and with survivors in the present day.
Awards Note:
Winner of the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Immigrants > Fiction.
Budapest (Hungary) > History > Siege, 1945 > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.
Short stories, Canadian.
Canadian fiction.

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