The Resource Origin : a novel, Dan Brown

Origin : a novel, Dan Brown

Label
Origin : a novel
Title
Origin
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Dan Brown
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend a major announcement, the unveiling of a discovery that 'will change the face of science forever.' The evening's host is Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old billionaire and futurist whose dazzling high-tech inventions and audacious predictions have made him a renowned global figure. Kirsch, who was one of Langdon's first students at Harvard two decades earlier, is about to reveal an astonishing breakthrough, one that will answer two of the fundamental questions of human existence. As the event begins, Langdon and several hundred guests find themselves captivated by an utterly original presentation, which Langdon realizes will be far more controversial than he ever imagined. But the meticulously orchestrated evening suddenly erupts into chaos, and Kirsch's precious discovery teeters on the brink of being lost forever. Reeling and facing an imminent threat, Langdon is forced into a desperate bid to escape Bilbao. With him is Ambra Vidal, the elegant museum director who worked with Kirsch to stage the provocative event. Together they flee to Barcelona on a perilous quest to locate a cryptic password that will unlock Kirsch's secret. Navigating the dark corridors of hidden history and extreme religion, Langdon and Vidal must evade a tormented enemy whose all-knowing power seems to emanate from Spain's Royal Palace itself, and who will stop at nothing to silence Edmond Kirsch. On a trail marked by modern art and enigmatic symbols, Langdon and Vidal uncover clues that ultimately bring them face-to-face with Kirsch's shocking discovery, and the breathtaking truth that has long eluded us
Member of
Summary
After an event at which futurist Edmond Kirsch is to announce a groundbreaking discovery erupts into chaos, Robert Langdon rushes to Barcelona to locate a cryptic password that will reveal Kirsch's secret before it is lost forever
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10569150
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Dan
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1020
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Robert Langdon novels
Series volume
0005
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human beings
  • Secrecy
  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • Cryptographers
  • Large type books
  • Langdon, Robert (Fictitious character)
Target audience
adult
Label
Origin : a novel, Dan Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
717 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780375434549
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)959802150
Label
Origin : a novel, Dan Brown
Publication
Copyright
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.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
717 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780375434549
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)959802150

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