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Fiction Fiction | Viking | 2005
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Imprint
New York : Viking, 2005.
Descript
811 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Summary
Vollmann presents a mesmerizing series of intertwined paired stories that compare and contrast the moral decisions made by various figures (some famous, some infamous, some unknown) associated with the warring authoritarian cultures of Germany and the USSR from 1900-1968.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 753-808) and index.
Contents
Steel in motion (Europe, 1939-1945) -- Saviors (USSR, 1918) -- Mobilization (Germany, 1914) -- Woman with a dead child (Germany, 1927) -- You have shut the Danube's gates (USSR, 1936) -- Elena's rockets (USSR, 1931) -- Maiden voyage (Germany, 1933-1939) -- When Parzival killed the red knight (Germany, 1934) -- Opus 40 (USSR, 1935) -- Operation Magic Fire (Germany, 1936) -- And I'd dry my salty hair (USSR, 1937) -- Case White (Germany, 1939) -- Operation Barbarossa (USSR, 1941) -- Sleepwalker (Germany, 1936-1945) -- Palm tree of Deborah (USSR, 1906-1942) -- Untouched (Germany, 1939-1945) -- Far and wide my country stretches (USSR, 1936-1968) -- Breakout (USSR and Germany, 1942-1946) -- Last field-marshal (Germany and USSR, 1942-1957) -- Zoya (USSR, 1941) -- Clean hands (Germany, 1942-1945) -- Second front (USSR, 1943) -- Operation Citadel (USSR, 1943) -- Telephone rings (USSR, 1944) -- Ecstasy (USSR, 1945) -- Operation Hagen (Germany, 1945) -- Into the mountain (Germany, 1945) -- Denazification (Germany, 1945) -- Airlift idylls (West Germany, 1951) -- Red guillotine (East Germany, 1963) -- We'll never mention it again (USSR, 1959) -- Why we don't talk about Freya anymore (East Germany, 1960) -- Operation Wolund (USSR, 1961) -- Opus 110 (USSR, 1943-1975) -- Pianist from Kilgore (USSR, 1958) -- Lost victories (West Germany, 1962) -- White Nights of Leningrad (USSR, 1941).
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0670033928
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