The Resource Origin, Dan Brown

Origin, Dan Brown

Label
Origin
Title
Origin
Statement of responsibility
Dan Brown
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of a discovery that owill change the face of science forevero. The evening's host is his friend and former student, Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old tech magnate whose dazzling inventions and audacious predictions have made him a controversial figure around the world. This evening is to be no exception- he claims he will reveal an astonishing scientific breakthrough to challenge the fundamentals of human existence.But Langdon and several hundred other guests are left reeling when the meticulously orchestrated evening is blown apart before Kirsch's precious discovery can be revealed. With his life under threat, Langdon is forced into a desperate bid to escape, along with the museum's director, Ambra Vidal. Together they flee to Barcelona on a perilous quest to locate a cryptic password that will unlock Kirsch's secret.In order to evade a tormented enemy who is one step ahead of them at every turn, Langdon and Vidal must navigate labyrinthine passageways of hidden history and ancient religion. On a trail marked only by enigmatic symbols and elusive modern art, Langdon and Vidal uncover the clues that will bring them face-to-face with a world-shaking truth that has remained buried - until now
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
BT
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
  • Langdon, Robert (Fictitious character)
  • Cryptographers
  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • Secrecy
  • Barcelona (Spain)
Target audience
adult
Label
Origin, Dan 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.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
461 pages
Isbn
9780593078754
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Origin, Dan 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.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
461 pages
Isbn
9780593078754
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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