The Resource The betrayers : a novel, David Bezmozgis, (electronic resource)

The betrayers : a novel, David Bezmozgis, (electronic resource)

Label
The betrayers : a novel
Title
The betrayers
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
David Bezmozgis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A compact saga of love, duty, family, and sacrifice from a rising star whose fiction is "self-assured, elegant, perceptive . . . and unflinchingly honest" (New York Times) These incandescent pages give us one fraught, momentous day in the life of Baruch Kotler, a Soviet Jewish dissident who now finds himself a disgraced Israeli politician. When he refuses to back down from a contrary but principled stand regarding the settlements in the West Bank, his political opponents expose his affair with a mistress decades his junior, and the besieged couple escapes to Yalta, the faded Crimean resort of Kotler's youth. There, shockingly, Kotler comes face-to-face with the former friend whose denunciation sent him to the Gulag almost forty years earlier. In a whirling twenty-four hours, Kotler must face the ultimate reckoning, both with those who have betrayed him and with those whom he has betrayed, including a teenage daughter, a son facing his own moral dilemma in the Israeli army, and the wife who once campaigned to secure his freedom and stood by him through so much. Stubborn, wry, and self-knowing, Baruch Kotler is one of the great creations of contemporary fiction. An aging man grasping for a final passion, he is drawn inexorably into a crucible that is both personal and biblical in scope. In prose that is elegant, sly, precise, and devastating in its awareness of the human heart, David Bezmozgis has rendered a story for the ages, an inquest into the nature of fate and consequence, love and forgiveness. The Betrayers is a high-wire act, a powerful tale of morality and sacrifice that will haunt readers long after they turn the final page
Cataloging source
RECBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1973-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bezmozgis, David
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.4.B495
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Fiction
  • Betrayal
  • Jewish men
  • Politicians
  • Forgiveness
  • Israel
  • Soviet Union
Label
The betrayers : a novel, David Bezmozgis, (electronic resource)
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https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=67187454-05AA-4777-96FF-E0DEFEDBD4AA
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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
o883300482
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316370097
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00280969
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
67187454-05AA-4777-96FF-E0DEFEDBD4AA
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o883300482
  • (OCoLC)883300482
Label
The betrayers : a novel, David Bezmozgis, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://mcpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=67187454-05AA-4777-96FF-E0DEFEDBD4AA
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
o883300482
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316370097
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00280969
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
67187454-05AA-4777-96FF-E0DEFEDBD4AA
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o883300482
  • (OCoLC)883300482

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