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5 edition of Russländer found in the catalog.

Russländer

by Sandra Birdsell

  • 59 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by McClelland & Stuart in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ukraine,
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Germans -- Ukraine -- Fiction.,
    • Germans -- Canada -- Fiction.,
    • Women immigrants -- Fiction.,
    • Mennonites -- Fiction.,
    • Older women -- Fiction.,
    • Ukraine -- Fiction.,
    • Canada -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSandra Birdsell.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.B4385 R87 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination350 p. ;
      Number of Pages350
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3544320M
      ISBN 100771014503
      LC Control Number2001535967

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Her most recent novel, The Russländer(), won the Saskatchewan Book Award for Fiction, the Saskatchewan Book Award for Book of the Year, and the Regina Book Award, and was a 4/5(3).

Jury Citation for Giller Prize: “Sandra Birdsell’s The Russländer evokes with artistic nobility the daily life among a Mennonite community in Russia at the beginning of the first world war, a war that tragically consumes their ordinary expectations and their lives in the cheap excesses and banality of murder.

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