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The Resource Bel Canto

Bel Canto

Label
Bel Canto
Title
Bel Canto
Statement of responsibility
by Ann Patchett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe.New York Times BestsellerAnn Pratchett's award winning, bestselling novel that balances themes of love and crisis as disparate characters learn that music is their only common language—now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe."Blissfully romantic.... A terrific, spellcasting story." — San Francisco ChronicleSomewhere in South America, at the home of the country's vice president, a lavish birthday party is being held in honor of the powerful businessman Mr. Hosokawa. Roxanne Coss, opera's most revered soprano, has mesmerized the international guests with her singing.It is a perfect evening—until a band of gun-wielding terrorists takes the entire party hostage. But what begins as a panicked, life-threatening scenario slowly evolves into something quite different, a moment of great beauty, as terrorists and hostages forge unexpected bonds and people from different continents become compatriots, intimate friends, and lovers
Summary
When terrorists seize hostages at an embassy party, an unlikely assortment of people is thrown together, including American opera star Roxanne Coss, and Mr. Hosokawa--a Japanese CEO and her biggest fan
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Book Sense Book of the Year Paperback, 2003.
  • Orange Prize for Fiction, 2002.
  • PEN-Faulkner Award, 2002.
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048895
Cataloging source
DLC
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Patchett, Ann
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
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930
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Bel Canto
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Publication
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780061738883
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Bel Canto
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:fda4c9b4-3083-4589-8d66-dfc803a23a92
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780061738883
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Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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