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The Resource Flame in the mist, Renée Ahdieh

Flame in the mist, Renée Ahdieh

Label
Flame in the mist
Title
Flame in the mist
Statement of responsibility
Renée Ahdieh
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has long known her place--she may be an accomplished alchemist, whose cunning rivals that of her brother Kenshin, but because she is not a boy, her future has always been out of her hands. At just seventeen years old, Mariko is promised to Minamoto Raiden, the son of the emperor's favorite consort--a political marriage that will elevate her family's standing. But en route to the imperial city of Inako, Mariko narrowly escapes a bloody ambush by a dangerous gang of bandits known as the Black Clan, who she learns has been hired to kill her before she reaches the palace. Dressed as a peasant boy, Mariko sets out to infiltrate the ranks of the Black Clan, determined to track down the person responsible for the target on her back. But she's quickly captured and taken to the Black Clan's secret hideout, where she meets their leader, the rebel ronin Takeda Ranmaru, and his second-in-command, his best friend Okami. Still believing her to be a boy, Ranmaru and Okami eventually warm to Mariko, impressed by her intellect and ingenuity. As Mariko gets closer to the Black Clan, she uncovers a dark history of secrets, of betrayal and murder, which will force her to question everything she's ever known
Member of
Summary
The daughter of a prominent samurai in feudal Japan is targeted by a dangerous gang of bandits who want to prevent her political marriage, a situation that compels her to disguise herself as a boy and infiltrate the gang's ranks in order to stop the individual behind the plot
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10552912
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.A263
LC item number
Fl 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Flame in the mist
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Flame in the mist, Renée Ahdieh
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
Control code
ocn956623297
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9780399171635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)956623297
Label
Flame in the mist, Renée Ahdieh
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
Control code
ocn956623297
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9780399171635
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)956623297

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