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The Resource King Solomon's mines, Henry Rider Haggard, (electronic resource)

King Solomon's mines, Henry Rider Haggard, (electronic resource)

Label
King Solomon's mines
Title
King Solomon's mines
Statement of responsibility
Henry Rider Haggard
Title variation
King Solomons mines
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the bestselling novels of the nineteenth century, King Solomon's Mines has inspired dozens of adventure stories, including Edgar Rice Burroughs's Tarzan books and the Indiana Jones movies. Vivid and enormously action-packed, Henry Rider Haggard's tale of danger and discovery continues to shock and thrill, as it has since it was first presented to the public and heralded as "the most amazing book ever written."The story begins when renowned safari hunter Allan Quatermain agrees to help Sir Henry Curtis and Captain John Good search for King Solomon's legendary cache of diamonds. Eager to find out what is true, what is myth, and what is really buried in the darkness of the mines, the tireless adventurers delve into the Sahara's treacherous Veil of Sand, where they stumble upon a mysterious lost tribe of African warriors. Finding themselves in deadly peril from that country's cruel king and the evil sorceress who conspires behind his throne, the explorers escape, but what they seek could be the most savage trap of all-the forbidden, impenetrable, and spectacular King Solomon's Mines
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Summary
A bold elephant hunter journeys to an unknown land in search of fabled lost treasure. But terrible dangers threaten anyone who approaches the wonderful diamond mines of King Solomon. This great African adventure novel is an enduring favorite among those who love excitement and romance. It is filled with qualities close to the human heart: the spirit of adventure and discovery, the desire for immortality, primal terror, and the search for the primitive
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10140545
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
823.8
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1150
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Simon Prebble
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Allan Quatermain series
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
King Solomon's mines, Henry Rider Haggard, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10755957
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT10755957
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (540 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781452620626
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10755957
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10755957
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
King Solomon's mines, Henry Rider Haggard, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10755957
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10755957
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (540 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781452620626
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10755957
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10755957
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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