The Resource The Amber Room, T. Davis Bunn, (electronic resource)

The Amber Room, T. Davis Bunn, (electronic resource)

Label
The Amber Room
Title
The Amber Room
Statement of responsibility
T. Davis Bunn
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Florian's Gate, T. Davis Bunn introduced his growing readership to the fascinating world of European art and antiques. During months of research, he discovered and pursued the legend of The Amber Room, an ensemble of precious 18th century wall panels that graced a tsarist palace in St. Petersburg. Stolen by Nazi invaders, it was carried off to a castle in East Prussia. Dubbed the "eighth wonder of the world," the treasure was last seen in 1945 during the chaotic scramble of men and borders during the end of the war. Was it destroyed by fire as officials claim, or was it mysteriously hidden away? "Unearthing the mystery" has led T. Davis Bunn to a maze of tunnels under a former Nazi headquarters in Weimar and to concrete SS bunkers in the hills of Jonastal. Reaching back to the ravages of the war, the lessons of faith and forgiveness discovered in Florian's Gate continue in this momentous sequel. Alexander Kantor and his assistant Jeffrey join a trail of intrigue and cover-ups that surround the Amber Room, and it pulls them into a web of deception. A metaphor for spiritual growth, the search for these treasures helps Alexander discover the paradox that greatness in God's eyes is expressed through humility. Jeffrey learns to apply the same zeal with which he hunts for artwork to his quest for the knowledge of God. Together they find a new understanding of human nature and divine love
Member of
Summary
After World War II, people search for the greatest work of art plundered during the war. (Series: Priceless, 2)
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
017945
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bunn, T. Davis
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Priceless collection
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sinclair, Jeffrey (Fictitious character)
  • Kantor, Alexander (Fictitious character)
  • Antique dealers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Art treasures in war
  • Amber art objects
  • Europe, Eastern
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Amber Room, T. Davis Bunn, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11476443
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781441270887
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11476443
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Amber Room, T. Davis Bunn, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11476443
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781441270887
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11476443
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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