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Whitney, Thomas P.

Overview
Works: 58 works in 228 publications in 4 languages and 9,804 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Sources  Exhibition catalogs  Personal narratives  Biography  Historical fiction  Political fiction  Dystopias 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Librettist, Other, tra
Classifications: HV9713, 365.450947
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Most widely held works about Thomas P Whitney
 
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Most widely held works by Thomas P Whitney
The first circle by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( Book )

30 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The First Circle of Dante's Hell--where the souls of the pre-Christian philosophers are doomed to exist throughout eternity--stands in this novel as a metaphor for certain penal institutions of Stalin's Russia
The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 : an experiment in literary investigation by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( Book )

75 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing on his own experiences before, during, and after his 11 years of incarceration and exile, Solzhenitsyn reveals with torrential narrative and dramatic power the entire apparatus of Soviet repression. Through truly Shakespearean portraits of its victims, we encounter the secret police operations, the labor camps and prisons, the uprooting or extermination of whole populations. Yet we also witness astounding moral courage, the incorruptibility with which the occasional individual or a few scattered groups, all defenseless, endured brutality and degradation. Solzhenitsyn's genius has transmuted this grisly indictment into a literary miracle
The Month-Brothers : a Slavic tale by S Marshak( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the Slavic folktale in which a young girl outwits her greedy stepmother and stepsister with the help of the Month Brothers who use their magic to enable her to fulfill seemingly impossible tasks
The new writing in Russia by Thomas P Whitney( Book )

11 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Khrushchev speaks : selected speeches, articles, and press conferences, 1949-1961 by Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev( Book )

7 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Story of Prince Ivan, the firebird, and the gray wolf( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the youngest son sets out to find the firebird which has been stealing golden apples from his father's tree, he meets a wolf who helps him with not only the bird, but a steed with a golden mane and a beautiful princess
Russia in my life by Thomas P Whitney( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected works by Andreĭ Platonovich Platonov( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marko the Rich and Vasily the Unlucky( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to escape the prophecy that a new-born baby would deprive him of his fortune, Marko the Rich determines to destroy the child
In a certain kingdom; twelve Russian fairy tales by Thomas P Whitney( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young Russians; a collection of stories about them by Thomas P Whitney( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scarlet sails by A Grin( Book )

2 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Russian classic of romance and adventure at sea, Arthur Grey falls in love with Asole without ever having exchanged a word with her. Also known in English translation as "Crimson Sails."
Has Russia changed? by Thomas P Whitney( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forever flowing by Vasiliĭ Grossman( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1997 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The novel tells the story of Ivan Grigoryevich, who has returned to Russia after thirty years in the Gulag. After short and unsatisfying visits to familiar places and persons in Moscow and Leningrad, the hero settles in a southern provincial town where he briefly establishes a new life with a war widow. Ivan Grigoryevich eventually returns to his boyhood home on the Black Sea, where he is finally able to come to terms with the inhumanity of the new Russian regime."--Jacket
The foundation pit by Andreĭ Platonovich Platonov( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and Russian and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While digging the foundation for a communal apartment block, a group of industrial workers believe they are laying the foundations for a radiant future. But when some of them are drafted to help start the collectivization in a village of reluctant peasants, their lives quickly turn murderous and alienated
Vasilisa the beautiful by Thomas P Whitney( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the old Russian fairy tale in which beautiful Vasilissa uses the help of her doll to escape from the clutches of the witch Baba Yaga
Di yu di yi ceng by Suo Shan Ni Jin( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in Chinese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a book that combines history, autobiography, documentary and political analysis as it examines in its totality the Soviet apparatus of repression from its inception following the October revolution of 1917. This volume covers what the author calls "The destructive-Labor camps" and the fate of prisoners in them, felling timber, building canals and railroads, mining gold without equipment or adequate food or clothing, and subject always to the caprices of the camp authorities. Most tragic of all is the life of the women prisoners...and of the luckless children they bear
The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a book that combines history, autobiography, documentary and political analysis as it examines in its totality the Soviet apparatus of repression from its inception following the October revolution of 1917. This volume involves us in the innocent victim's arrest and preliminary detention and the stages by which he is transfered across the breadth of the Soviet Union to his ultimate destination: the hard-labor camp
The Communist blueprint for the future : the complete texts of all four Communist manifestoes, 1848-1961( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Month-Brothers : a Slavic tale
Alternative Names
Thomas P. Whitney Amerikaans kunstverzamelaar (1917-2007)

توماس پی. ویتنی

Languages
English (178)

Russian (4)

German (2)

Chinese (1)

Covers
The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 : an experiment in literary investigationThe Month-Brothers : a Slavic taleForever flowing