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The Resource The stargazer's sister, Carrie Brown

The stargazer's sister, Carrie Brown

Label
The stargazer's sister
Title
The stargazer's sister
Statement of responsibility
Carrie Brown
Title variation
stargazers sister
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
William Herschel rescues his sister Caroline from a life of drudgery in Germany and brings her to England and a world of music making and stargazing. Lina serves as William's assistant and the captain of his exhilaratingly busy household. An obsessive genius whom Lina adores and serves with the fervency of a beloved wife, her world collapses when William suddenly announces that he will be married
Summary
After her brother—astronomer and composer William Herschel—rescues her from a life of drudgery in Germany and brings her to England, introducing her to a world of music-making and stargazing, Lina is happy in her new role as his assistant, until William announces that he is to be married and her whole world begins to collapse
Storyline
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10462602
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Carrie
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Herschel, Caroline Lucretia
  • Women astronomers
  • Herschel, William
  • Astronomers
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Herschel, Caroline Lucretia
  • Herschel, William
  • Astronomers
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Women astronomers
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
The stargazer's sister, Carrie Brown
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
Contents
Hanover, 1755-1772. Victory ; Moon ; Night ; Friend ; Mystery -- England, 1772-1776. Storm ; Solitude ; Seeing ; Andromeda ; Winter ; Shadow ; Planet ; Observatory House -- England, 1788-1822. Hooked ; Comet ; Silence -- Lisbon, 1823-1833. Star ; Dark -- Hanover, 1833-1848. Light
Control code
ocn907621688
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
332 pages
Isbn
9780804197939
Lccn
2015014806
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)907621688
Label
The stargazer's sister, Carrie Brown
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hanover, 1755-1772. Victory ; Moon ; Night ; Friend ; Mystery -- England, 1772-1776. Storm ; Solitude ; Seeing ; Andromeda ; Winter ; Shadow ; Planet ; Observatory House -- England, 1788-1822. Hooked ; Comet ; Silence -- Lisbon, 1823-1833. Star ; Dark -- Hanover, 1833-1848. Light
Control code
ocn907621688
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
332 pages
Isbn
9780804197939
Lccn
2015014806
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)907621688

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