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The Russian dreambook of colour and flight

Gina Ochsner

The Russian dreambook of colour and flight

by Gina Ochsner

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Published by Mariner Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Art museums,
  • Art patronage

  • About the Edition

    This bewitching novel of post-Soviet lives moves between the magical, the comical and the transcendent to portray a people who rely on dreams to defy the coming of direction and decay.

    Edition Notes

    StatementGina Ochsner
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3615.C48 R87 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination370 p. ;
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25021083M
    ISBN 100547394551
    ISBN 109780547394558
    LC Control Number2011456485

    Both books received the Oregon Book Award. A novel entitled The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight is forthcoming from Portobello Press and from Houghton-Mifflin-Harcourt in For media inquiries pertaining to The Hidden Letters of Velta B., please contact. Praise for The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight. Ken Kalfus - The New York Times Read full review "Ochsner’s real focus is on the microcosm: How do individuals survive and even thrive in such settings? As the novel’s title suggests, dreams are important. “Without a .

    Gina Ochsner. Ochsner is the author of the short story collection The Necessary Grace to Fall, which received the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, and the story collection People I Wanted to books received the Oregon Book Award. Her novel The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight received the Grub Street Book Prize in and was long-listed for the Orange Prize in   From Gogol to Bulgakov, Russian literature has long deployed surrealism as a means of confronting the absurdity of Russia's governments. The Russian Dreambook confronts absurdity.

    Gina Ochsner, author of The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight "Stuart Nadler is an artist of secrets. Line after line of clear, revealing prose turn out to be incendiary. These are stories that expand without warning. A striking, rousing collection of people waking up fast. Nothing in The Book of Life is without consequence."—. Both books received the Oregon Book Award. Her novel The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight received the Grub Street Book Prize in and was long listed for the Orange Prize in Her latest novel THE HIDDEN LETTERS OF VELTA B. was released in


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GINA OCHSNER is the author of two collections of short stories, People I Wanted to Be and The Necessary Grace to Fall, both of which won the Oregon Book Award, and a novel, The Russian Dreambook of Color and Flight, which was long-listed for the Orange Prize.

Her work has appeared in The New Yorker and The Best American Nonrequired Reading. She is a recipient of the Flannery /5(9).

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The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight is Ochsner's first novel (she has previously published a well-received collection of short stories, People I Wanted to Be), and it features a colourful. The author of two collections of short stories, Ochsner is an American who has spent limited time in Russia, none of it in Perm.

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There had been no heat or working. Gina Ochsner's debut novel proves every bit as magical and engaging as her short-story collection, People I Wanted to Be. The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight, By Gina Ochsner. Her novel entitled The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight received the Grub Street Book Prize inand was long listed for the Orange Prize in Her most recent novel is titled The Hidden Letters of Velta B.

Ochsner has been awarded a John L. Simon Guggenheim grant and a grant from the National Endowment of Arts. The Russian Dreambook of Colour & Flight är författarens debutroman efter att tidigare ha gett ut en novellsamling och det kan märkas, alla berättelserna är fantastiska skrönor men de kunde varit delar i en novellsamling.

Nu hålls de samman av att personerna bor i samma hus och den brokiga skaran kan tyckas osannolik. Gina Ochsner graduated from George Fox in and quickly became one of the school’s most critically acclaimed fiction writers. Her book of short stories, The Necessary Grace to Fall, won the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, and her follow-up, People I Wanted to Be, was recipient of the Oregon Book Award.

A novel, The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight, received. The Russian Dreambook of Color and Flight is a beautiful book; the writing is superb, the story is both funny and true—in the way that the best fictions are true—and the characters are both historically and culturally accurate, living depictions of the characters I had known in the former Soviet Union.

It sings into my ear, like Lukeria’s.In her very dusty provincial museum of fake exhibits lovingly crafted from cardboard, wire and glue, Tanya dreams of Russian art's long colors and wonders when Yuri will stop fishing long enough to notice how she adores him, while she tries the zero-one-zero diet in order to meet Aeroflot's maximum waist requirements for trainee cabin-crew.His writing reminds me why I love to read." - Gina Ochsner, author of The Russian Dreambook of Colour and Flight "Stuart Nadler treats his characters like people.

The Book of Life is a fitting title for this collection-that's what it's about: life. Here's a Chekovian fascination with the human condition-the pleasures and tortures of family.