The Resource Anchoress of Shere, Paul L. Moorcraft, (electronic resource)

Anchoress of Shere, Paul L. Moorcraft, (electronic resource)

Label
Anchoress of Shere
Title
Anchoress of Shere
Statement of responsibility
Paul L. Moorcraft
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in two different centuries, Anchoress of Shere depicts the story of a beautiful young woman, Christine Carpenter, who chooses to be walled up alive in a church in the English town of Shere. The historical records, which still exist, put the date at 1329. The 20th century chronicler of her story is Father Michael Duval, a deranged Catholic priest. Gradually, two separate sagas unfold: the bizarre world of the Middle Ages centered on Christine's entombment, and the 1967 abduction of Marda Stewart in nearby Guildford. Soon the medieval world of knights, debauchery, peasant uprisings and civil war merges into a modern hunt for a serial killer. The final piece of the puzzle is discovered in the late 1990s, revealing a gripping adventure story of love so obsessive that it spans more than six hundred years
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Moorcraft, Paul L
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carpenter, Christine
  • Teenage girls
  • Abduction
  • Hermits
  • Priests
  • Monasticism and religious orders for women
  • Electronic books
  • Shere (England)
  • Guildford (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Anchoress of Shere, Paul L. Moorcraft, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781615952946
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12290397
Publisher number
MWT12290397
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Anchoress of Shere, Paul L. Moorcraft, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781615952946
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12290397
Publisher number
MWT12290397
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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