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The Resource The shadow land : a novel, Elizabeth Kostova

The shadow land : a novel, Elizabeth Kostova

Label
The shadow land : a novel
Title
The shadow land
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Kostova
Title variation
Shadowland
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A young American woman, Alexandra Boyd, has traveled to Sofia, Bulgaria, hoping that life abroad will salve the wounds left by the loss of her beloved brother. Soon after arriving in this elegant East European city, however, she helps an elderly couple into a taxi--and realizes too late that she has accidentally kept one of their bags. Inside she finds an ornately carved wooden box engraved with a name: Stoyan Lazarov. Raising the hinged lid, she discovers that she is holding an urn filled with human ashes. As Alexandra sets out to locate the family and return this precious item, she will first have to uncover the secrets of a talented musician who was shattered by oppression--and she will find out all too quickly that this knowledge is fraught with its own danger." --
Summary
Accidentally taking a parcel from a family with whom she shared a cab, a young American tourist in Bulgaria is horrified to discover that the parcel contains an urn of ashes and embarks on an effort to return it to its family, making astonishing discoveries along the way
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10552603
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kostova, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Americans
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Americans
  • Bulgaria
Target audience
adult
Label
The shadow land : a novel, Elizabeth Kostova
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
ocn955007467
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9780345527868
Lccn
2016036489
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)955007467
Label
The shadow land : a novel, Elizabeth Kostova
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
ocn955007467
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9780345527868
Lccn
2016036489
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)955007467

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