The Resource Love and treasure, Ayelet Waldman., (electronic resource)

Love and treasure, Ayelet Waldman., (electronic resource)

Label
Love and treasure
Title
Love and treasure
Statement of responsibility
Ayelet Waldman.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A spellbinding new novel of contraband masterpieces, tragic love, and the unexpected legacies of forgotten crimes, Ayelet Waldman's Love and Treasure weaves a tale around the fascinating, true history of the Hungarian Gold Train in the Second World War. In 1945 on the outskirts of Salzburg, victorious American soldiers capture a train filled with unspeakable riches: piles of fine gold watches; mountains of fur coats; crates filled with wedding rings, silver picture frames, family heirlooms, and Shabbat candlesticks passed down through generations. Jack Wiseman, a tough, smart New York Jew, is the lieutenant charged with guarding this treasure'a responsibility that grows more complicated when he meets Ilona, a fierce, beautiful Hungarian who has lost everything in the ravages of the Holocaust. Seventy years later, amid the shadowy world of art dealers who profit off the sins of previous generations, Jack gives a necklace to his granddaughter, Natalie Stein, and charges her with searching for an unknown woman'a woman whose portrait and fate come to haunt Natalie, a woman whose secret may help Natalie to understand the guilt her grandfather will take to his grave and to find a way out of the mess she has made of her own life. A story of brilliantly drawn characters'a suave and shady art historian, a delusive and infatuated Freudian, a family of singing circus dwarfs fallen into the clutches of Josef Mengele, and desperate lovers facing choices that will tear them apart'Love and Treasure is Ayelet Waldman's finest novel to date: a sad, funny, richly detailed work that poses hard questions about the value of precious things in a time when life itself has no value, and about the slenderest of chains that can bind us to the griefs and passions of the past. From the Hardcover edition
Cataloging source
RECBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Waldman, Ayelet
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.A42124
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Fiction
  • Reminiscing in old age
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jewish property
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General
  • Family Saga
  • Literary
  • Contemporary Women
Label
Love and treasure, Ayelet Waldman., (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=28A24C62-22C1-4028-A0FC-7119E20BAF37
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o869385443
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385533553
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00161592
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
585087
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o869385443
  • (OCoLC)869385443
Label
Love and treasure, Ayelet Waldman., (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=28A24C62-22C1-4028-A0FC-7119E20BAF37
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o869385443
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780385533553
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00161592
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
585087
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o869385443
  • (OCoLC)869385443

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