The Resource Astonish me : [a novel], Maggie Shipstead

Astonish me : [a novel], Maggie Shipstead

Label
Astonish me : [a novel]
Title
Astonish me
Title remainder
[a novel]
Statement of responsibility
Maggie Shipstead
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of Joan, a ballerina whose life has been shaped by her relationship with the world-famous dancer Arslan Ruskov, whom she helps defect from the Soviet Union to the U.S. While Arslan's career takes off in New York, Joan's slowly declines, ending when she becomes pregnant and decides to marry her longtime admirer, a PhD student named Jacob. As the years pass, Joan settles into her new life in California, teaching dance and watching her son, Harry, become a ballet prodigy himself. But when Harry's success brings him into close contact with Arslan, explosive secrets are revealed that shatter the delicate balance Joan has struck between her past and present
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shipstead, Maggie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PS3619.H586
  • PS3619.H586
LC item number
  • A88 2014
  • A88 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ballerinas
  • Defectors
  • Secrecy
  • Gifted persons
  • Russians
  • Mothers and sons
Label
Astonish me : [a novel], Maggie Shipstead
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from cover
  • "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Control code
sky256510172
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
253 p.
Isbn
9780307962904
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2013026781
Label
Astonish me : [a novel], Maggie Shipstead
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from cover
  • "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Control code
sky256510172
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
253 p.
Isbn
9780307962904
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2013026781

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