The Resource The recent east, Thomas Grattan, (electronic resource)

The recent east, Thomas Grattan, (electronic resource)

Label
The recent east
Title
The recent east
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Grattan
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"I fell in love with The Recent East, which is absolutely spellbinding. Thomas Grattan's writing on family, displacement, and queerness is so well wrought, intimate, and mesmerizing. This is an exquisite and profound novel. I will be pushing it in the hands of everyone I know."--Etaf Rum, author of A Woman is No ManAn extraordinary family saga following a mother and two teens as they navigate a new life in East GermanyShortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Beate Haas, who defected from East Germany as a child, is notified that her parents' abandoned mansion is available for her to reclaim. Newly divorced and eager to escape her bleak life in upstate New York, where she moved as an adult, she arrives with her two teenagers to discover a city that has become an unrecognizable ghost town. The move fractures the siblings' close relationship, as Michael, free to be gay, takes to looting empty houses and partying with wannabe anarchists, while Adela, fascinated with the horrors of the Holocaust, buries herself in books and finds companionship in a previously unknown cousin. Over time, the town itself changes--from dismantled city to refugee haven and neo-Nazi hotbed, and eventually to a desirable seaside resort town. In the midst of that change, two episodes of devastating, fateful violence come to define the family forever. Moving seamlessly through decades and between the thoughts and lives of several unforgettable characters, Thomas Grattan's spellbinding novel is a multigenerational epic that illuminates what it means to leave home, and what it means to return. Masterfully crafted with humor, gorgeous prose, and a powerful understanding of history and heritage, The Recent East is the profoundly affecting story of a family upended by displacement and loss, and the extraordinary debut of an empathetic and ambitious storyteller. A Macmillan Audio production from MCD
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1974-
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Grattan, Thomas
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3607.R3774
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Angela Dawe
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dawe, Angela
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  • Families
  • Gay men
  • Germany (East)
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not applicable
Label
The recent east, Thomas Grattan, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=372&titleId=5462550
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
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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 audio file (10 hr., 32 min., 07 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781250792327
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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
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e1422b9a-ff3a-47bb-b9fc-1e272f3c416f
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1241089180
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The recent east, Thomas Grattan, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteId=372&titleId=5462550
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 audio file (10 hr., 32 min., 07 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781250792327
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
e1422b9a-ff3a-47bb-b9fc-1e272f3c416f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1241089180
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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