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The Resource The riddle of the labyrinth : the quest to crack an ancient code, Margalit Fox

The riddle of the labyrinth : the quest to crack an ancient code, Margalit Fox

Label
The riddle of the labyrinth : the quest to crack an ancient code
Title
The riddle of the labyrinth
Title remainder
the quest to crack an ancient code
Statement of responsibility
Margalit Fox
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An intellectual detective story follows the quest to unlock one of the great secrets of human history--the decipherment of Linear B, an unknown script from the Aegean Bronze Age
Summary
An intellectual detective story follows the quest to unlock one of the great secrets of human history--the decipherment of Linear B, an unknown script from the Aegean Bronze Age
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2014
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
  • William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, Nonfiction category, 2014.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10175775
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fox, Margalit
Dewey number
487/.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
P1038
LC item number
.F69 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kober, Alice
  • Evans, Arthur
  • Ventris, Michael
  • Inscriptions, Linear B
  • Civilization, Mycenaean
  • Women linguists
  • Archaeologists
  • Archaeologists
  • Crete (Greece)
  • Knossos (Extinct city)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the quest to crack an ancient code
Label
The riddle of the labyrinth : the quest to crack an ancient code, Margalit Fox
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [289]-296) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
bk. 1. The digger. The record-keepers -- The vanished key -- Love among the ruins -- bk. 2. The detective. American champollion -- A delightful problem -- Splitting the baby -- The matrix -- "Hurry up and decipher the thing!" -- bk. 3. The architect. The hollow boy -- A leap of faith -- "I know it, I know it" -- Solution, dissolution -- Mr. X and Mr. Y
Control code
953837
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 363 pages
Isbn
9780062228833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062228833
  • (OCoLC)813929678
Label
The riddle of the labyrinth : the quest to crack an ancient code, Margalit Fox
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [289]-296) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
bk. 1. The digger. The record-keepers -- The vanished key -- Love among the ruins -- bk. 2. The detective. American champollion -- A delightful problem -- Splitting the baby -- The matrix -- "Hurry up and decipher the thing!" -- bk. 3. The architect. The hollow boy -- A leap of faith -- "I know it, I know it" -- Solution, dissolution -- Mr. X and Mr. Y
Control code
953837
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 363 pages
Isbn
9780062228833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062228833
  • (OCoLC)813929678

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