The Resource The queen of the night, Alexander Chee

The queen of the night, Alexander Chee

Label
The queen of the night
Title
The queen of the night
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Chee
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
NATIONAL BESTSELLER, New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice, and a Best Book of the Year from NPR, Boston Globe, BuzzFeed, and others. The mesmerizing story of one woman's rise from circus rider to courtesan to world-renowned diva??-??"a brilliant performance" (Washington Post). The Queen of the Night tells the captivating story of Lilliet Berne, an orphan who left the American frontier for Europe and was swept into the glamour and terror of Second Empire France. She became a sensation of the Paris Opera, with every accolade but an original role??-??her chance at immortality. When one is offered to her, she finds the libretto is based on her deepest secret, something only four people have ever known. But who betrayed her? With epic sweep, gorgeous language, and haunting details, Alexander Chee shares Lilliet's cunning transformation from circus rider to courtesan to legendary soprano, retracing the path that led to the role that could secure her reputation??-??or destroy her with the secrets it reveals. "It just sounds terrific. It sounds like opera."??-??The New Yorker "Sprawling, soaring, bawdy, and plotted like a fine embroidery."??-??NPR
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Cataloging source
Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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Chee, Alexander,
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Sopranos (Singers)
  • Opera
  • Betrayal
Target audience
adult
Label
The queen of the night, Alexander Chee
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT14853063
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544106604
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT14853063
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
14853063
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The queen of the night, Alexander Chee
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT14853063
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544106604
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT14853063
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
14853063
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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