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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
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offered a coveted job to analyze and conserve a priceless Sarajevo Haggadah, Australian rare-book expert Hanna Heath discovers a series of tiny artifacts in the volume's ancient binding that reveal its historically significant origins
Summary
In 1996, Hanna Heath, a young Australian book conservator is called to analyze the famed Sarajevo Haggadah, a priceless six-hundred-year-old Jewish prayer book that has been salvaged from a destroyed Bosnian library. When Hanna discovers a series of artifacts in the centuries' old binding, she unwittingly exposes an international cover up
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year, 2008.
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, Literary Fiction Book of the Year, 2008.
  • Massachusetts Book Awards, Fiction Award, 2009.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
204792
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/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judaism
  • Books
Target audience
adult
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9780143115007
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2007018082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • 2007018082
  • (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
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9780143115007
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2007018082
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • 2007018082
  • (OCoLC)123912702

Library Locations

    • James City County LibraryBorrow it
      7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
    • Williamsburg LibraryBorrow it
      515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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