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The Resource The signature of all things, Elizabeth Gilbert ; interior illustrations, the LuEsther T. Mertz Library of the New York Botanical Garden

The signature of all things, Elizabeth Gilbert ; interior illustrations, the LuEsther T. Mertz Library of the New York Botanical Garden

Label
The signature of all things
Title
The signature of all things
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Gilbert ; interior illustrations, the LuEsther T. Mertz Library of the New York Botanical Garden
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alma, who is the daughter of botanical explorer Henry Whittaker, the richest man in 1800s Philadelphia, becomes a distinguished botanist herself and searches across the globe to understand the mysteries of evolution
Summary
The best-selling author of <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> traces the multi-generational saga of the Whittaker family, whose progenitor makes a fortune in the quinine trade before his daughter, a gifted botanist, researches the mysteries of evolution while falling in love with an utopian artist against a backdrop of the Age of Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10217003
Cataloging source
PABRO
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The signature of all things, Elizabeth Gilbert ; interior illustrations, the LuEsther T. Mertz Library of the New York Botanical Garden
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
501 pages
Isbn
9780670024858
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013017045
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
HISTORICAL FICTION
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
104312661
Label
The signature of all things, Elizabeth Gilbert ; interior illustrations, the LuEsther T. Mertz Library of the New York Botanical Garden
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
501 pages
Isbn
9780670024858
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013017045
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
HISTORICAL FICTION
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
104312661

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