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The Resource The secret chord, Geraldine Brooks, (text large print)

The secret chord, Geraldine Brooks, (text large print)

Label
The secret chord
Title
The secret chord
Statement of responsibility
Geraldine Brooks
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Arich and utterly absorbing novel about the life of King David, from the Pulitzer Prize0́3winning author of People of the Book and March With more than two million copies of her novels sold, New York Times bestselling author Geraldine Brooks has achieved both popular and critical acclaim. Now, Brooks takes on one of literature's richest and most enigmatic figures: a man who shimmers between history and legend. Peeling away the myth to bring David to life in Second Iron Age Israel, Brooks traces the arc of his journey from obscurity to fame, from shepherd to soldier, from hero to traitor, from beloved king to murderous despot and into his remorseful and diminished dotage.The Secret Chord provides new context for some of the best-known episodes of David's life while also focusing on others, even more remarkable and emotionally intense, that have been neglected. We see David through the eyes of those who love him or fear him0́4from the prophet Natan, voice of his conscience, to his wives Mikal, Avigail, and Batsheva, and finally to Solomon, the late-born son who redeems his Lear-like old age. Brooks has an uncanny ability to hear and transform characters from history, and this beautifully written, unvarnished saga of faith, desire, family, ambition, betrayal, and power will enthrall her many fans."
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brooks, Geraldine
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.B7153
LC item number
S43 2015
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
David
Target audience
adult
Label
The secret chord, Geraldine Brooks, (text large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
527 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410482952
Lccn
2015032568
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration, map
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • 912382125
  • (OCoLC)912382125
Label
The secret chord, Geraldine Brooks, (text large print)
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
527 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410482952
Lccn
2015032568
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustration, map
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • 912382125
  • (OCoLC)912382125

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