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A constellation of vital phenomena : a novel, Anthony Marra

Label
A constellation of vital phenomena : a novel
Title
A constellation of vital phenomena
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Marra
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a snow-covered village in Chechnya, eight-year-old Havaa watches from the woods as her father is abducted in the middle of the night by Russian soldiers. Their life-long friend and neighbour, Akhmed, has also been watching, and when he finds Havaa he knows of only one person who might be able to help. For tough-minded doctor Sonja Rabina, it's just another day of trying to keep her bombed-out, abandoned hospital going. When Akhmed arrives with Havaa, asking Sonja for shelter, she has no idea who the pair are and even less desire to take on yet more responsibilities and risk. But over the course of five extraordinary days, Sonja's world will shift on its axis, revealing the intricate pattern of connections that binds these three unlikely companions together and unexpectedly decides their fate
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
PS3613.A768726
LC item number
C66 2013
Literary form
fiction
A constellation of vital phenomena : a novel, Anthony Marra
Label
A constellation of vital phenomena : a novel, Anthony Marra
Publication
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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
Contents
In a snow-covered village in Chechnya, eight-year-old Havaa watches from the woods as her father is abducted in the middle of the night by Russian soldiers. Their life-long friend and neighbour, Akhmed, has also been watching, and when he finds Havaa he knows of only one person who might be able to help. For tough-minded, fiercely talented doctor Sonja Rabina, it's just another day of trying to keep her bombed-out, abandoned hospital going - the maternity ward and A&E, at least. When Akhmed arrives with Havaa, asking Sonja to shelter her from the Feds, she has no idea who the pair are and even less desire to take on yet more responsibilities and risk. But over the course of five extraordinary days, Sonja's world will shift on its axis, revealing the intricate pattern of connections that binds these three unlikely companions together and unexpectedly decides their fate
Control code
14806609
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
First edition
Extent
405 pages
Isbn
9780770436407
Lccn
2012017444
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MH_99039
  • (eLGAR).b27442317
  • (OCoLC)793421810
  • (OCoLC)824726578
  • (Nz)14806609

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