The Resource Lord of the silent, Elizabeth Peters, (electronic resource)

Lord of the silent, Elizabeth Peters, (electronic resource)

Label
Lord of the silent
Title
Lord of the silent
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Peters
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Undeterred by world war and enemy submarines, Amelia Peabody-Grandmaster Elizabeth Peters's indomitable archaeologist-sleuth-once again sets sail for Egypt, where ghosts of an ancient past and specters of a present-day evil hover silently over an inscrutable land. With son Ramses, his wife, Nefret, and a few unwelcome additions in tow, the elder Peabody-Emersons embark on a dangerous sea voyage to Alexandria, ultimately ending up in Cairo for their annual excavations. But in this autumn of 1915 the exotic, alluring city is not what it used to be. Cairo has been transformed into an armed camp teeming with enemy agents, and shockingly bold tomb robbers are brazenly desecrating the ancient sites. Amelia's foremost priority is to prevent the War Office from pressing Ramses into service again, on the same sort of job that almost cost him his life the previous year. But in these terrible days of global conflict and relentless skullduggery, no place in Egypt is safe. Even remote Luxor provides no guarantee of safety, especially after Amelia discovers a fresh corpse resting in an ancient tomb. The grim discovery presages further trouble for the Emersons, as the sinister conundrum pulls them all into a bubbling morass of corruption, intrigue, and international espionage deeper and more fiendish than any they have hitherto encountered. Death follows death, with abduction and an assault on Amelia herself intensifying the chaos of a world at war. Yet there is an even darker danger in store for the Emersons. Can it be that one of Amelia's oldest and most dangerous adversaries will intervene to alter the family's destiny? Tantalizing clues suggest that this may be so and point toward an archaeological discovery of unparalleled importance-and the resurrection of a voice that has been silent for millennia. Read by Barbara Rosenblat
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1927-2013
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peters, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Barbara Rosenblat
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rosenblat, Barbara
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peabody, Amelia (Fictitious character)
  • Women archaeologists
  • Archaeologists
  • Murder
  • Cairo (Egypt)
  • Egyptologists
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Lord of the silent, Elizabeth Peters, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11587835
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11587835
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (16hr., 09 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11587835
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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Label
Lord of the silent, Elizabeth Peters, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11587835
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11587835
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (16hr., 09 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11587835
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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