The Resource Secondhand time : the last of the Soviets : an oral history, Svetlana Aleksievich ; [translated by Bela Shayevich], (electronic resource)

Secondhand time : the last of the Soviets : an oral history, Svetlana Aleksievich ; [translated by Bela Shayevich], (electronic resource)

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Secondhand time : the last of the Soviets : an oral history
Title
Secondhand time
Title remainder
the last of the Soviets : an oral history
Statement of responsibility
Svetlana Aleksievich ; [translated by Bela Shayevich]
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  • eng
  • rus
  • eng
Summary
The magnum opus and latest work from Svetlana Alexievich, the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature--a symphonic oral history about the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new Russia. When the Swedish Academy awarded Svetlana Alexievich the Nobel Prize, it cited her for inventing "a new kind of literary genre," describing her work as "a history of emotions--a history of the soul." Alexievich's distinctive documentary style, combining extended individual monologues with a collage of voices, records the stories of ordinary women and men who are rarely given the opportunity to speak, whose experiences are often lost in the official histories of the nation. In Secondhand Time, Alexievich chronicles the demise of communism. Everyday Russian citizens recount the past thirty years, showing us what life was like during the fall of the Soviet Union and what it's like to live in the new Russia left in its wake. Through interviews spanning 1991 to 2012, Alexievich takes us behind the propaganda and contrived media accounts, giving us a panoramic portrait of contemporary Russia and Russians who still carry memories of oppression, terror, famine, massacres--but also of pride in their country, hope for the future, and a belief that everyone was working and fighting together to bring about a utopia. Here is an account of life in the aftermath of an idea so powerful it once dominated a third of the world. A magnificent tapestry of the sorrows and triumphs of the human spirit woven by a master, Secondhand Time tells the stories that together make up the true history of a nation
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TEFOD
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1948-
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Aleksievich, Svetlana
Dewey number
947.086092/2
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not applicable
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not applicable
Language note
Translated from Russian
LC call number
DK510.76
LC item number
.A44913 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • biography
  • history
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Narrator(s) not specified
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Shayevich, Bela
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Post-communism
  • Oral history
  • Oral history
  • Oral history
  • Post-communism
  • Social conditions
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
  • HISTORY / Europe / Eastern
  • HISTORY / Europe / Former Soviet Republics
  • HISTORY / Europe / Russia & the Former Soviet Union
  • Russia (Federation)
  • Soviet Union
  • Russia (Federation)
  • Soviet Union
  • Russia (Federation)
  • Soviet Union
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Secondhand time : the last of the Soviets : an oral history, Svetlana Aleksievich ; [translated by Bela Shayevich], (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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ocn950570823
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (22 hr., 58 min., 15 sec.))
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online
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9781524708320
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computer
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rdamedia
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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55DDF386-D2CA-4A57-98D0-3C39D94BC558
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  • (Sirsi) o950570823
  • (OCoLC)950570823
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Label
Secondhand time : the last of the Soviets : an oral history, Svetlana Aleksievich ; [translated by Bela Shayevich], (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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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
Control code
ocn950570823
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (22 hr., 58 min., 15 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781524708320
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
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
55DDF386-D2CA-4A57-98D0-3C39D94BC558
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o950570823
  • (OCoLC)950570823
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