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The Resource The spy : a novel, Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Zoë Perry

The spy : a novel, Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Zoë Perry

Label
The spy : a novel
Title
The spy
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Zoë Perry
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • por
  • eng
Summary
In his new novel, Paulo Coelho, best-selling author of The Alchemist and Adultery, brings to life one of history's most enigmatic women: Mata Hari. The story of her celebrated yet mysterious life as an exotic dancer and courtesan, and her controversial execution as a spy during the First World War unfolds as a fascinating first-person narrative of self-creation and bravery
Member of
Summary
A tale inspired by the life and death of Mata Hari is presented as a series of letters written from prison on the eve of her death and includes her reflections on her childhood in a small Dutch town, her unhappy years as the wife of an alcoholic diplomat, her rise to celebrity in Europe and the choices that led to her execution for espionage
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10539781
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coelho, Paulo
Dewey number
869.3/42
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ9698.13.O3546
LC item number
E8713 2016
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Perry, Zoë
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mata Hari
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Women spies
  • Stripteasers
Target audience
adult
Label
The spy : a novel, Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Zoë Perry
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This is a Borzoi Book"--Title verso page
  • "Originally published in Brazil as A Espiã by TK in 2016"--Title verso page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
190 pages
Isbn
9781524732066
Lccn
2016034880
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 959698375
  • (OCoLC)959698375
Label
The spy : a novel, Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Zoë Perry
Publication
Note
  • "This is a Borzoi Book"--Title verso page
  • "Originally published in Brazil as A Espiã by TK in 2016"--Title verso page
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
190 pages
Isbn
9781524732066
Lccn
2016034880
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 959698375
  • (OCoLC)959698375

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