The Resource Old bones, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

Old bones, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

Label
Old bones
Title
Old bones
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Nora Kelly, a young but successful curator at the Santa Fe Archaeological Institute, is approached by a historian, Clive Benton, with the opportunity to lead an expedition unlike any other. It begins with the story of the ill-fated Donner Party, who became permanently lodged in the American consciousness in the winter of 1847, when the first skeletonized survivors of the party stumbled out of the California mountains, replete with tales of courage, resourcefulness, bad luck, murder, and barbarism. Benton has discovered the long-lost diary of one of the camp's victims, an account which may break new ground in the truth of what happened in the wilderness all those years ago and point to an additional camp previously lost to history. Nora agrees to lead the expedition, and along with a team of talented explorers and archaeologists, Kelly and Benton venture into the Sierra Nevada in search of the camp. Soon, they learn that the discovery of the camp is just the tip of the iceberg. The truth behind those long-dead pioneers is far more complex and surprising than they could have imagined. And these centuries-old crimes may have modern-day repercussions that place the expedition in the sights of a junior, FBI agent, Corrie Swanson, about to embark on her first active case as lead investigator."--
Member of
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Dust cover
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10795320
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Preston, Douglas J
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.R3982
LC item number
O43 2019
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Child, Lincoln
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Nora Kelly
Series volume
[bk. 1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kelly, Nora (Fictitious character)
  • Museum curators
  • Historians
  • Donner Party
  • Cold cases (Criminal investigation)
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
  • Murder
  • Museum curators
  • Historians
  • Cold cases (Criminal investigation)
  • Archaeologists
  • Donner Party
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Old bones, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1082183590
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9781538747223
Lccn
2019006977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1082183590
Label
Old bones, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1082183590
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9781538747223
Lccn
2019006977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1082183590

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