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The Resource Quicksilver, Neal Stephenson

Quicksilver, Neal Stephenson

Label
Quicksilver
Title
Quicksilver
Statement of responsibility
Neal Stephenson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Daniel Waterhouse is summoned to Europe in 1713 in hopes he can calm the dispute between Isaac Newton and scientist/philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, who have independently invented calculus, while adventurer Jack Shaftoe becomes involved with Eliza, an escapee from a Turkish harem on a mission of revenge
Member of
Summary
The exploits of an alchemy-rejecting scientist, a vagabond leader, and a former Turkish harem prisoner intersect in the world of the American colonies, the Tower of London, and the courts of Louis XIV
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Arthur C. Clarke Award, 2004.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
119980
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.T3868
LC item number
Q53 2003
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Baroque cycle
Series volume
v. 1
Target audience
adult
Label
Quicksilver, Neal Stephenson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on endpapers
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
13975259
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 927 pages
Isbn
9780380977420
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2002035752
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical tables, maps
System control number
  • (InCu)436AC020109E462CA701A122F86149B7
  • (IMchF)fol08695109
Label
Quicksilver, Neal Stephenson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on endpapers
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
13975259
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 927 pages
Isbn
9780380977420
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2002035752
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical tables, maps
System control number
  • (InCu)436AC020109E462CA701A122F86149B7
  • (IMchF)fol08695109

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