The Resource The birth of Venus : a novel, Sarah Dunant

The birth of Venus : a novel, Sarah Dunant

Label
The birth of Venus : a novel
Title
The birth of Venus
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Dunant
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in a turbulent 15th-century Florence, a time when the lavish city, steeped in years of Medici family luxury, is suddenly besieged by plague, threat of invasion, and the righteous wrath of a fundamentalist monk. As Florence struggles in Savonarola's grip, a serial killer stalks the streets, the French invaders creep closer, and young Alessandra Cecchi must surrender her "childish" dreams and navigate her way into womanhood
Title
The birth of Venus
Creator
Summary
Turning fifteen in Renaissance Florence, Alessandra Cecchi becomes intoxicated with the works of a young painter whom her father has brought to the city to decorate the family's Florentine palazzo
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
121509
Cataloging source
HCO
Dewey number
823'.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6054
LC item number
.U45756B58 2004
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Sarah Dunant
Label
The birth of Venus : a novel, Sarah Dunant
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in hardcover in Great Britian by Little, Brown in 2003
  • Includes a Reading group guide, Questions for discussion (p. [401]-403)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [395]-397)
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
15314981
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Random House trade pbk ed.
Extent
403 pages
Isbn
9780812968972
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003046932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
15314981
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm57304086

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