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The Resource The signature of all things : a novel, Elizabeth Gilbert

The signature of all things : a novel, Elizabeth Gilbert

Label
The signature of all things : a novel
Title
The signature of all things
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Gilbert
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the novel follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family as led by the enterprising Henry Whittaker--a poor-born Englishman who makes a great fortune in the South American quinine trade, eventually becoming the richest man in Philadelphia. Born in 1800, Henry's brilliant daughter, Alma (who inherits both her father's money and his mind), ultimately becomes a botanist of considerable gifts herself. As Alma's research takes her deeper into the mysteries of evolution, she falls in love with a man named Ambrose Pike, who makes incomparable paintings of orchids and who draws her in the exact opposite direction--into the realm of the spiritual, the divine, and the magical. Alma is a clear-minded scientist, Ambrose a utopian artist--but what unites this unlikely couple is a desperate need to understand the workings of this world and the mechanisms behind all life
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
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Gilbert, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3557.I3415
LC item number
S54 2013
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Juliet Stevenson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stevenson, Juliet
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women botanists
  • Painters
  • Enlightenment
  • Industrial revolution
Transposition and arrangement
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Label
The signature of all things : a novel, Elizabeth Gilbert
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Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482927771
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • 3602099
  • ocn858970036
  • (OCoLC)858970036
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The signature of all things : a novel, Elizabeth Gilbert
Link
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482927771
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • 3602099
  • ocn858970036
  • (OCoLC)858970036
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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