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The Resource A gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles

A gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles

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A gentleman in Moscow
Title
A gentleman in Moscow
Statement of responsibility
Amor Towles
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in [an] elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel's doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him a doorway into a much larger world of emotional discovery. Brimming with humor, a glittering cast of characters, and one beautifully rendered scene after another, this singular novel casts a spell as it relates the count's endeavor to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose"--
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Provided by publisher
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maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3620.O945
LC item number
G46 2016
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
A gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
462 pages
Isbn
9780670026197
Lccn
2016030082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026532325
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)944380324

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