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The Resource The alienist, Caleb Carr

The alienist, Caleb Carr

Label
The alienist
Title
The alienist
Statement of responsibility
Caleb Carr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The year is 1896, the place, New York City. On a cold March night New York Times crime reporter John Schuyler Moore is summoned to the East River by his friend and former Harvard classmate Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a psychologist, or "alienist." On the unfinished Williamsburg Bridge, they view the horribly mutilated body of an adolescent boy, a prostitute from one of Manhattan's infamous brothels
Member of
Summary
The year is 1896, and a serial killer is loose in New York City. His targets are poor young boys working as transvestite prostitutes. While the general public has little interest in the victims, Chief of Police Theodore Roosevelt wants the murderer stopped. He assembles a clandestine group of amateur detectives to track the killer
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
Anthony Award for Best Novel, 1995.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
018969
Cataloging source
HCO
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Laszlo Kreizler and John Schuyler Moore
Series volume
1
Target audience
adult
Label
The alienist, Caleb Carr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York: Random House; London: Little, Brown, 1994
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
534 pages
Isbn
9780751547221
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780751547221
Label
The alienist, Caleb Carr
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York: Random House; London: Little, Brown, 1994
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
534 pages
Isbn
9780751547221
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780751547221

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