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The Resource People of the book : a novel, Geraldine Brooks

People of the book : a novel, Geraldine Brooks

Label
People of the book : a novel
Title
People of the book
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Geraldine Brooks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fictionalized account of the turbulent history of the Sarajevo Haggadah, an illuminated manuscript which has survived into the twentieth century thanks to people of various faiths who risked their lives to safeguard it. Hanna Heath, a manuscript conservator hired to restore the manuscript in 1996 Sarajevo, finds and pursues clues to crucial moments in the book's history
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brooks, Geraldine
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.B7153
LC item number
P46 2008
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judaism
  • Manuscripts, Hebrew
  • Books
  • Australian fiction
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Antisemitism
Label
People of the book : a novel, Geraldine Brooks
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hanna: Sarajevo, spring 1996 -- An insect's wings, Sarajevo, 1940 -- Hanna: Vienna, spring 1996 -- Feathers and a rose: Vienna, 1894 -- Hanna: Vienna, spring 1996 -- Wine stains: Venice, 1609 -- Hanna: Boston, spring 1996 -- Saltwater: Tarragona, 1492 -- Hanna: London, spring 1996 -- A white hair: Seville, 1480 -- Hanna: Sarajevo, spring 1996 -- Hanna: Arnhem land, Gunumeleng, 2002
Control code
ocn123912702
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9781439598689
Lccn
2007018082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)123912702
Label
People of the book : a novel, Geraldine Brooks
Publication
Note
Map on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hanna: Sarajevo, spring 1996 -- An insect's wings, Sarajevo, 1940 -- Hanna: Vienna, spring 1996 -- Feathers and a rose: Vienna, 1894 -- Hanna: Vienna, spring 1996 -- Wine stains: Venice, 1609 -- Hanna: Boston, spring 1996 -- Saltwater: Tarragona, 1492 -- Hanna: London, spring 1996 -- A white hair: Seville, 1480 -- Hanna: Sarajevo, spring 1996 -- Hanna: Arnhem land, Gunumeleng, 2002
Control code
ocn123912702
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9781439598689
Lccn
2007018082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)123912702

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