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The Resource The luminaries : a novel, Eleanor Catton

The luminaries : a novel, Eleanor Catton

Label
The luminaries : a novel
Title
The luminaries
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Eleanor Catton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Arriving in New Zealand in 1866 to seek his fortune in the goldfields, Walter Moody finds himself drawn into a series of unsolved crimes and complex mysteries
Summary
A bold neo-Victorian murder mystery set in a remote gold-mining frontier town in 19th-century New Zealand. In 1866, a weary Englishman lands in a gold-mining frontier town on the coast of New Zealand to make his fortune and forever leave behind his family's shame. On arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men who have met in secret to investigate what links three crimes that occurred on a single day, events in which each man finds himself implicated in some way.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, International Book of the Year, 2014.
  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Fiction, 2013.
  • Man Booker Prize, 2013.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
  • New Zealand Post Book Awards, Fiction, 2014.
  • New Zealand Post Book Awards, People's Choice, 2014.
Awards note
Man Booker Prize, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10220447
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The luminaries : a novel, Eleanor Catton
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E785CA2F-E23F-4EF0-9DE2-E1B5D202C8BB
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain by Granta Books, August 2013."--Verso of title page
Antecedent source
unknown
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
ocn861600255
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
1 online resource (834 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316174459
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E785CA2F-E23F-4EF0-9DE2-E1B5D202C8BB
System control number
(OCoLC)861600255
Label
The luminaries : a novel, Eleanor Catton
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=E785CA2F-E23F-4EF0-9DE2-E1B5D202C8BB
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain by Granta Books, August 2013."--Verso of title page
Antecedent source
unknown
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
ocn861600255
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
1 online resource (834 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316174459
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E785CA2F-E23F-4EF0-9DE2-E1B5D202C8BB
System control number
(OCoLC)861600255

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