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Uncertain weights & measures, Jocelyn Parr

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Uncertain weights & measures
Title
Uncertain weights & measures
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Jocelyn Parr
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Uncertain weights and measures
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"Moscow, 1921. Tatiana and Sasha meet in a bookstore the night it is bombed. In the aftermath of the explosion, Sasha grabs Tatiana's hand and together they run to safety. They fall in love. A promising young scientist, Tatiana follows her mentor, Dr. Bechterev, to the Institut Mozga, established to study the source of genius. She thrives in the state-sponsored research institute, but Sasha, an artist, feels left behind in this new world where his art seems without place or function. A rift between them grows. When Bechterev suddenly dies, Tatiana is prompted to speculate about the shadowy circumstances of his death. Disconcerted and unable to find answers to her questions, she plunges into doubt--about her work as a scientist, her naivet? about the Revolution, her faith in the state, and her relationship with Sasha. Provocative and compelling, Uncertain Weights and Measures takes place in the heady days of post-Revolution Russia, when belief in a higher purpose was everything. Written in beautifully incisive prose, Jocelyn Parr vividly captures the ambiance of 1920s Moscow and the frisson of real-life events while also spinning a captivating tale of a love torn apart by ideology and high-stakes politics."--
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1977-
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Parr, Jocelyn
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Moscow (Russia)
Target audience
general
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Uncertain weights & measures, Jocelyn Parr
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
378 pages
Isbn
9780864929822
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Ownership
*
System control number
  • pr01289897
  • (CaOWLBI)pr01289897
  • 358820
Label
Uncertain weights & measures, Jocelyn Parr
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
378 pages
Isbn
9780864929822
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Ownership
*
System control number
  • pr01289897
  • (CaOWLBI)pr01289897
  • 358820

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