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The Resource Curiosity, by Gary Blackwood

Curiosity, by Gary Blackwood

Label
Curiosity
Title
Curiosity
Statement of responsibility
by Gary Blackwood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1835, when his father is put in a Philadelphia debtor's prison, twelve-year-old chess prodigy Rufus Goodspeed is relieved to be recruited to secretly operate a chess-playing automaton named The Turk, but soon questions the fate of his predecessors and his own safety
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10304671
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blackwood, Gary L
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.B5338
LC item number
Cur 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chess
  • Apprentices
  • Poverty
  • Robots
  • Mälzel, Johann Nepomuk
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Curiosity, by Gary Blackwood
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn841212313
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780803739246
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013013438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)841212313
Label
Curiosity, by Gary Blackwood
Publication
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
ocn841212313
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780803739246
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013013438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)841212313

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