The Resource A bend in the stars : a novel, Rachel Barenbaum, (electronic resource)

A bend in the stars : a novel, Rachel Barenbaum, (electronic resource)

Label
A bend in the stars : a novel
Title
A bend in the stars
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Barenbaum
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Language
eng
Summary
For fans of All the Light We Cannot See and The Women in the Castle comes a riveting literary novel that is at once an epic love story and a heart-pounding journey across WWI-era Russia, about an ambitious young doctor and her scientist brother in a race against Einstein to solve one of the greatest mysteries of the universe.In Russia, in the summer of 1914, as war with Germany looms and the Czar's army tightens its grip on the local Jewish community, Miri Abramov and her brilliant physicist brother, Vanya, are facing an impossible decision. Since their parents drowned fleeing to America, Miri and Vanya have been raised by their babushka, a famous matchmaker who has taught them to protect themselves at all costs: to fight, to kill if necessary, and always to have an escape plan. But now, with fierce, headstrong Miri on the verge of becoming one of Russia's only female surgeons, and Vanya hoping to solve the final puzzles of Einstein's elusive theory of relativity, can they bear to leave the homeland that has given them so much? Before they have time to make their choice, war is declared and Vanya goes missing, along with Miri's fiance. Miri braves the firing squad to go looking for them both. As the eclipse that will change history darkens skies across Russia, not only the safety of Miri's own family but the future of science itself hangs in the balance. Grounded in real history--and inspired by the solar eclipse of 1914--A Bend in the Stars offers a heartstopping account of modern science's greatest race amidst the chaos of World War I, and a love story as epic as the railways crossing Russia
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Barenbaum, Rachel
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
PS3602.A775343
LC item number
B46 2019
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Thérèse Plummer and Eduardo Ballerini
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Plummer, Thérèse
  • Ballerini, Edoardo
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  • Brothers and sisters
  • Physicists
  • Women surgeons
  • Missing persons
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Russia
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Label
A bend in the stars : a novel, Rachel Barenbaum, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 17 min., 59 sec.))
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online
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Isbn
9781549125010
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computer
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rdamedia
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8c57b6d7-5cf3-4f29-ba10-74e940cb249f
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sound
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(OCoLC)1101425823
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Label
A bend in the stars : a novel, Rachel Barenbaum, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 17 min., 59 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781549125010
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
8c57b6d7-5cf3-4f29-ba10-74e940cb249f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1101425823
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not applicable
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