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A short history of tractors in Ukrainian, Marina Lewycka

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A short history of tractors in Ukrainian
Title
A short history of tractors in Ukrainian
Statement of responsibility
Marina Lewycka
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When their recently widowed father announces that he plans to remarry, sisters Vera and Nadezhda realize that they must learn to put aside a lifetime of bitter rivalry in order to save him. The new woman in his life is a voluptuous gold digger from Ukraine, fifty years his junior, with fabulous breasts and a proclivity for green satin underwear and boil-in-the-bag cuisine, who will stop at nothing in her single-minded pursuit of the luxurious Western lifestyle she dreams of. But separating their addled and annoyingly lecherous dad from his new love will prove to be no easy feat - in terms of sheer cold-eyed ruthlessness, the two sisters swiftly realize they have just entered the major leagues. As Hurricane Valentia turns the old family house upside down, all the old secrets come falling out, including the most deeply buried one, from the war, the one that explains much about why Nadezhda and Vera are so different. In the meantime, oblivious to it all, their father carries on with the great work of his dotage - a grand history of the tractor and its role in human progress, giving due credit to the crucial Ukrainian contribution. The story carries us back to prerevolutionary Ukraine, through wartime Germany, to contemporary England, taking in love and suffering, tanks and tractors, bitchiness, sibling rivalry, and, above all, the joys of growing old disgracefully."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6112.E895
LC item number
S47 2005
Literary form
fiction
A short history of tractors in Ukrainian, Marina Lewycka
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A short history of tractors in Ukrainian, Marina Lewycka
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
419978
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24 cm.
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Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9780141020525
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004056542
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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  • (Sirsi) NP419978
  • 8759776
  • (DLC) 2004056542

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