The Resource Valour and vanity, Mary Robinette Kowal, (electronic resource)

Valour and vanity, Mary Robinette Kowal, (electronic resource)

Label
Valour and vanity
Title
Valour and vanity
Statement of responsibility
Mary Robinette Kowal
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Mary Robinette Kowal's Valour and Vanity is a Regency version of a heist movie with a healthy dose of magic sprinkled in. After Melody's wedding, the Ellsworths and Vincents accompany the young couple on the their tour of the continent. Jane and Vincent plan to separate from the party and travel to Murano to study with glassblowers there, but their ship is set upon by Barbary corsairs while en route. It is their good fortune that they are not enslaved, but they lose everything to the pirates and arrive in Murano destitute.Fortunately, one of the gentlemen from the ship is a local banker and arranges for a line of credit and a place to live. Relieved, the Vincents begin the work for which they have come to Italy.All is proceeding apace until a solicitor arrives at their house and charges them with illegal trespass. Jane and Vincent produce letters from their banking friend, but they are all forgeries, and worse, he has used their forged letters to clean out their funds in England. Now, Jane and Vincent owe money to a number of people in town and are forbidden from travel. They manage to find some small work, but it is obvious to both of them that this path will not maintain them for long. Instead, Vincent hatches a reckless plan to get their money back. The ensuing adventure is a glorious envisioning of all the best parts of heist narratives, but in a Regency setting with magic"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kowal, Mary Robinette
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3611.O74948
LC item number
V35 2014eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Magic
  • FICTION / Fantasy / Historical
Label
Valour and vanity, Mary Robinette Kowal, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0B14BE20-D5A9-4C91-8288-C05A7CA25C0D
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Antecedent source
unknown
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
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (408 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466808393
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0b14be20-d5a9-4c91-8288-c05a7ca25c0d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)886581512
Label
Valour and vanity, Mary Robinette Kowal, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=0B14BE20-D5A9-4C91-8288-C05A7CA25C0D
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Antecedent source
unknown
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
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (408 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466808393
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0b14be20-d5a9-4c91-8288-c05a7ca25c0d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)886581512

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