The Resource A backpack, a bear, and eight crates of vodka : a memoir, Lev Golinkin

A backpack, a bear, and eight crates of vodka : a memoir, Lev Golinkin

Label
A backpack, a bear, and eight crates of vodka : a memoir
Title
A backpack, a bear, and eight crates of vodka
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Lev Golinkin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the author's experiences as a young boy fleeing persecution in the late eighties Soviet Union, and his later return to Austria and Eastern Europe as an American adult to track down those who helped his family escape and thank them
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Golinkin, Lev
Dewey number
  • 947/.004924092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.37.G655
LC item number
A3 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Golinkin, Lev
  • Golinkin, Lev
  • Jews, Russian
  • Jewish refugees
  • Jews, Russian
  • Jewish refugees
  • Jews, Russian
  • Ukraine
  • United States
Label
A backpack, a bear, and eight crates of vodka : a memoir, Lev Golinkin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The best parades in the whole damn world -- The Black Witch comes to Kharkov -- Oleg and the mirror -- Disarming the adversaries -- A marked Mikhail will destroy Russia -- Something was different-- something was in the air -- Land of endless twilight -- $130, two suitcases, one piece of jewelry, nothing of value -- Into the steppe -- Dozens of sentinel grandmas -- Where people have no names -- The forester -- Waking the nomads -- Pennies and peach slices -- A layover in purgatory -- Eva -- A bleak, man-made horizon -- Nineteen million in the hole -- The Bosnians don't come out at night -- A simple request -- This ain't Ellis Island -- Refugee sponsorship for dummies -- Where else does she belong? -- Unfinished business, part I: getting to America -- Where the weak are killed and eaten -- There are no cats in America -- Where am I and why do I smell like bananas? -- Unfinished business, part II: staying in America -- Alicia -- One man, one jacket -- Kilcoyne
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Anchor books edition.
Extent
ix, 307 pages
Isbn
9780345806338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn904036586
  • (OCoLC)904036586
Label
A backpack, a bear, and eight crates of vodka : a memoir, Lev Golinkin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The best parades in the whole damn world -- The Black Witch comes to Kharkov -- Oleg and the mirror -- Disarming the adversaries -- A marked Mikhail will destroy Russia -- Something was different-- something was in the air -- Land of endless twilight -- $130, two suitcases, one piece of jewelry, nothing of value -- Into the steppe -- Dozens of sentinel grandmas -- Where people have no names -- The forester -- Waking the nomads -- Pennies and peach slices -- A layover in purgatory -- Eva -- A bleak, man-made horizon -- Nineteen million in the hole -- The Bosnians don't come out at night -- A simple request -- This ain't Ellis Island -- Refugee sponsorship for dummies -- Where else does she belong? -- Unfinished business, part I: getting to America -- Where the weak are killed and eaten -- There are no cats in America -- Where am I and why do I smell like bananas? -- Unfinished business, part II: staying in America -- Alicia -- One man, one jacket -- Kilcoyne
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Anchor books edition.
Extent
ix, 307 pages
Isbn
9780345806338
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn904036586
  • (OCoLC)904036586

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