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The Resource Disappearing Earth, a novel by Julia Phillips

Disappearing Earth, a novel by Julia Phillips

Label
Disappearing Earth
Title
Disappearing Earth
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Julia Phillips
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"One August afternoon, on the shoreline of the Kamchatka peninsula at the northeastern edge of Russia, two girls -- sisters, eight and eleven -- go missing. In the ensuing weeks, then months, the police investigation turns up nothing. Echoes of the disappearance reverberate across a tightly woven community, with the fear and loss felt most deeply among its women. Taking us through a year in Kamchatka, Disappearing Earth enters with astonishing emotional acuity the worlds of a cast of richly drawn characters, all connected by the crime: a witness, a neighbor, a detective, a mother. We are transported to vistas of rugged beauty -- densely wooded forests, open expanses of tundra, soaring volcanoes, and the glassy seas that border Japan and Alaska -- and into a region as complex as it is alluring, where social and ethnic tensions have long simmered, and where outsiders are often the first to be accused. In a story as propulsive as it is emotionally engaging, and through a young writer's virtuosic feat of empathy and imagination, this powerful novel brings us to a new understanding of the intricate bonds of family and community, in a Russia unlike any we have seen before." --
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Summary
The shattering disappearance of two young girls from Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula compounds the isolation and fears of a tight-woven community, connecting the lives of neighbors, witnesses, family members and a detective throughout an ensuing year of tension
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2019
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10775940
Cataloging source
DLC
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Phillips, Julia
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3616.H4585
LC item number
D57 2019
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Missing persons
  • Kamchatka Peninsula (Russia)
Target audience
adult
Label
Disappearing Earth, a novel by Julia Phillips
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9780525520412
Lccn
2018030958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1043303737
  • (OCoLC)1043303737
Label
Disappearing Earth, a novel by Julia Phillips
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9780525520412
Lccn
2018030958
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1043303737
  • (OCoLC)1043303737

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