The Resource The historian, Elizabeth Kostova

The historian, Elizabeth Kostova

Label
The historian
Title
The historian
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Kostova
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this riveting debut of breathtaking scope, a young girl discovers her father's darkest secret and embarks on a harrowing journey across Europe to complete the quest he never could, to find history's most legendary fiend: Dracula. When a motherless American girl living in Europe finds a medieval book and a package of letters, all addressed ominously to "My dear and unfortunate successor..." she begins to unravel a thread that leads back to her father's past, his mentor's career, and an evil hidden in the depths of history
Summary
Discovering a medieval book and a cache of letters, a motherless American girl becomes the latest in a series of historians, including her late father, who investigate the possible surviving legacy of Vlad the Impaler
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
Book Sense Book of the Year Adult Fiction, 2006.
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
133693
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kostova, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3611.O74927
LC item number
H57 2005ab
Literary form
fiction
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Joanne Whalley, Martin Jarvis, Dennis Boutsikaris, Jim Ward, Rosalyn Landor, and Robin Atkin Downes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Whalley, Joanne
  • Jarvis, Martin
  • Boutsikaris, Dennis
  • Ward, Jim
  • Landor, Rosalyn
  • Downes, Robin Atkin
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vlad
  • Vampires
  • Europe, Eastern
Target audience
general
Label
The historian, Elizabeth Kostova
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=EB18FDCC-888D-4B08-B0FF-B72C241FF7C2
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Abridged
  • Duration: 11:28:44
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocm66138406
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781594832406
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
EB18FDCC-888D-4B08-B0FF-B72C241FF7C2
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 164975 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The historian, Elizabeth Kostova
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=EB18FDCC-888D-4B08-B0FF-B72C241FF7C2
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Abridged
  • Duration: 11:28:44
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocm66138406
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781594832406
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
EB18FDCC-888D-4B08-B0FF-B72C241FF7C2
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 164975 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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