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The Resource The bestiary : a novel, by Nicholas Christopher

The bestiary : a novel, by Nicholas Christopher

Label
The bestiary : a novel
Title
The bestiary
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Nicholas Christopher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A tale that is at once a fantastical historical mystery, a haunting love story, and a glimpse into the uncanny. Xeno Atlas grows up in the Bronx, his Sicilian grandmother's stories of animal spirits his only escape from the legacy of his mother's early death and his stern father's long absences. Shunted off to an isolated boarding school, Xeno turns his fascination with animals into a personal obsession: his search for the medieval Caravan Bestiary, lost for eight hundred years, which supposedly details the animals not granted passage on the Ark--griffins, hippogriffs, manticores, and basilisks--the vanished remnants of a lost world. Xeno's quest takes him from the tenements of New York to the jungles of Vietnam to the ancient libraries of Europe--but it is only by riddling out his own family secrets that he can hope to find what he is looking for.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Christopher, Nicholas
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.H754
LC item number
B47 2007
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Bestiaries
Label
The bestiary : a novel, by Nicholas Christopher
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223076822338
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
307 p.
Isbn
9780385337366
Lccn
2007008337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20070816-147
System control number
  • 85766161
  • (OCoLC)85766161
Label
The bestiary : a novel, by Nicholas Christopher
Publication
Bar code
31223076822338
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
307 p.
Isbn
9780385337366
Lccn
2007008337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20070816-147
System control number
  • 85766161
  • (OCoLC)85766161

Library Locations

    • San Francisco Public LibraryBorrow it
      100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102, US
      37.779376 -122.415795
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