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The Resource The Yiddish policemen's union : a novel, Michael Chabon

The Yiddish policemen's union : a novel, Michael Chabon

Label
The Yiddish policemen's union : a novel
Title
The Yiddish policemen's union
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Michael Chabon
Title variation
  • Yiddish Policeman's Union
  • Yiddish Policemens Union
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An alternate history novel in which Alaska was established as the Jewish homeland after World War II and fifty years later the inhabitants are being forced to leave their neighborhoods, but before moving, detective Meyer Landsman is determined to find his neighbor's murderer and uncover the truth behind his sister's accidental death
Summary
In a world in which Alaska, rather than Israel, has become the homeland for the Jews following World War II, Detective Meyer Landsman and his half-Tlingit partner Berko investigate the death of a heroin-addicted chess prodigy
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2007.
  • Hugo Award for Best Novel, 2008.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
  • Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 2008.
  • Nebula Award for Best Novel, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2007
  • Sidewise Awards for Alternate History, 2007.
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141632
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PS3553.H15
LC item number
Y54 2007
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
The Yiddish policemen's union : a novel, Michael Chabon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18191435
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
414 pages
Isbn
9780007149827
Lccn
2006049751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(LHPL)256793
Label
The Yiddish policemen's union : a novel, Michael Chabon
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18191435
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
414 pages
Isbn
9780007149827
Lccn
2006049751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(LHPL)256793

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