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    Made in Yaroslavl (Paperback) By (author) Jeremy Weingard

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    Description"This fine comic novel is set in the Soviet Union circa 1983, and follows two shameless fraudsters - very much forerunners of the present day Russian gangsters who are all the rage these days - as they search high and low throughout the Soviet Union in search of the essential ingredients that are needed to make up the renowned Yaroslavl pickled cucumber. Yes, pickled cucumber. And they only have a very short time to convert a factory from making knitted jumpers to producing pickled cucumbers before it is inspected by the Ministry. The novel shows how, under a repressive system of government, it is very hard for the average person to remain honest. It is even harder for our heroes, who must face down the triple threat of jealous rivals, the mysterious Guild Of Master Picklers and the humble pickle worm. Throughout these escapades, they keep up their spirits by inventing new ways to insult the intelligence of each other and of anyone else who will listen. A lovely satire then and a romp to the heart of the Soviet empire." GM in Crack Magazine

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    Made in Yaroslavl
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jeremy Weingard
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 220
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    ISBN 13: 9781903517727
    ISBN 10: 1903517729

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC, 823.92
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 74
    BISAC V2.8: FIC016000, FIC031000, FIC019000
    Thema V1.0: FB, FBA, FH
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    03 March 2012
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