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The Resource Bring Up the Bodies

Bring Up the Bodies

Label
Bring Up the Bodies
Title
Bring Up the Bodies
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Hilary Mantel
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Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the 2012 Man Booker PrizeWinner of the 2012 Costa Book of the Year AwardThe sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne BoleynThough he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disenchanted with Anne Boleyn. She has failed to give him a son and her sharp intelligence and audacious will alienate his old friends and the noble families of England. When the discarded Katherine dies in exile from the court, Anne stands starkly exposed, the focus of gossip and malice.At a word from Henry, Thomas Cromwell is ready to bring her down. Over three terrifying weeks, Anne is ensnared in a web of conspiracy, while the demure Jane Seymour stands waiting her turn for the poisoned wedding ring. But Anne and her powerful family will not yield without a ferocious struggle. Hilary Mantel's Bring Up the Bodies follows the dramatic trial of the queen and her suitors for adultery and treason. To defeat the Boleyns, Cromwell must ally with his natural enemies, the papist aristocracy. What price will he pay for Anne's head? Bring Up the Bodies is one of The New York Times' 10 Best Books of 2012, one of Publishers Weekly's Top 10 Best Books of 2012 and one of The Washington Post's 10 Best Books of 2012
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Depicts the downfall of Anne Boleyn at the hands of Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell as Anne and her powerful family fight back while she is on trial for adultery and treason
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Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2012.
  • Costa Book of the Year Award, 2012.
  • Costa Novel Award, 2012.
  • Man Booker Prize, 2012.
  • New York Times Notable Book 2012
  • RUSA Reading List, 2013.
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10115452
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DLC
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1952-
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Mantel, Hilary
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Wolf Hall trilogy
Series volume
0002
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Bring Up the Bodies
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:4f83fb58-2923-41d3-846a-680c0b537afb
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781429947657
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Bring Up the Bodies
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:4f83fb58-2923-41d3-846a-680c0b537afb
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781429947657
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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