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The Orientalist : solving the mystery of a strange and dangerous life, Tom Reiss

Label
The Orientalist : solving the mystery of a strange and dangerous life
Title
The Orientalist
Title remainder
solving the mystery of a strange and dangerous life
Statement of responsibility
Tom Reiss
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the complex life of Jewish writer Lev Nussimbaum, detailing his birth into a wealthy Jewish family, his transformation into a Muslim prince, his success as an author in Nazi Germany, and his premature death
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reiss, Tom
Dewey number
833/.912
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PT2679.A433
LC item number
Z87 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Said, Kurban
  • Authors, German
Label
The Orientalist : solving the mystery of a strange and dangerous life, Tom Reiss
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [343]-411) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Revolution -- Wild Jews -- The way east -- Escape -- Constantinople, 1921 -- Minarets and silk stockings -- The German revolution -- The Berlin wall -- A hundred kinds of hunger -- Weimar media star -- Jewish Orientalism -- Backing into the inferno -- A tough morsel for the melting pot -- Mussolini and Mrs. Kurban Said -- Positano
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvii, 433 pages
Isbn
9781400062652
Lccn
2004050928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • BK0006049279
  • 987425
Label
The Orientalist : solving the mystery of a strange and dangerous life, Tom Reiss
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [343]-411) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Revolution -- Wild Jews -- The way east -- Escape -- Constantinople, 1921 -- Minarets and silk stockings -- The German revolution -- The Berlin wall -- A hundred kinds of hunger -- Weimar media star -- Jewish Orientalism -- Backing into the inferno -- A tough morsel for the melting pot -- Mussolini and Mrs. Kurban Said -- Positano
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvii, 433 pages
Isbn
9781400062652
Lccn
2004050928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • BK0006049279
  • 987425

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