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The Resource The voyage of the Narwhal : a novel, Andrea Barrett

The voyage of the Narwhal : a novel, Andrea Barrett

Label
The voyage of the Narwhal : a novel
Title
The voyage of the Narwhal
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Barrett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An expedition by sea to the Arctic in 1885 to search for the explorer, John Franklin. The protagonists are two men from Philadelphia, the dynamic but foolhardy organizer and his companion, a naturalist who considers himself a loser. The loser lives, the dynamo dies. By the author of Ship Fever
Summary
Combines fact and fiction to follow Erasmus Darwin Wells, the nineteenth-century naturalist, on his reckless pursuit of an open polar sea
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1999.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1998.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
014416
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.A7327
LC item number
V6 1998
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The voyage of the Narwhal : a novel, Andrea Barrett
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
Contents
  • A Big Stone Slipped from His Grasp (April-August 1857)
  • Specimens of the Native Tribes (September 1857)
  • The Nightmare Skeleton (October 1857-August 1858)
  • His Lists (May 1855)
  • Past the Cave Where the Cold Arises (June-July 1855)
  • A Riot of Objects (July-August 1855)
  • A Little Detour (August-September 1855)
  • The Ice in Its Great Abundance (October 1855-March 1856)
  • Who Hears the Fishes When They Cry? (April-August 1856)
  • The Goblins Known as Innersuit (August-October 1856)
  • Toodlamik, Skin and Bones (November 1856-March 1857)
Control code
ocm38286625
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
399 pages
Isbn
9780393046328
Lccn
98011246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)38286625
Label
The voyage of the Narwhal : a novel, Andrea Barrett
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
Contents
  • A Big Stone Slipped from His Grasp (April-August 1857)
  • Specimens of the Native Tribes (September 1857)
  • The Nightmare Skeleton (October 1857-August 1858)
  • His Lists (May 1855)
  • Past the Cave Where the Cold Arises (June-July 1855)
  • A Riot of Objects (July-August 1855)
  • A Little Detour (August-September 1855)
  • The Ice in Its Great Abundance (October 1855-March 1856)
  • Who Hears the Fishes When They Cry? (April-August 1856)
  • The Goblins Known as Innersuit (August-October 1856)
  • Toodlamik, Skin and Bones (November 1856-March 1857)
Control code
ocm38286625
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
399 pages
Isbn
9780393046328
Lccn
98011246
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)38286625

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