The Resource The secret chord, Geraldine Brooks

The secret chord, Geraldine Brooks

Label
The secret chord
Title
The secret chord
Statement of responsibility
Geraldine Brooks
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The time of King David. Anointed as the chosen one when just a young shepherd boy, David will rise to be king, grasping the throne and establishing his empire. But his journey is a tumultuous one and the consequences of his choices will resound for generations. In a life that arcs from obscurity to fame, he is by turns hero and traitor, glamorous young tyrant and beloved king, murderous despot and remorseful, diminished patriarch. His wives love and fear him, his sons will betray him. It falls to Natan, the courtier and prophet who both counsels and castigates David, to tell the truth about the path he must take. With stunning originality, acclaimed author Geraldine Brooks offers us a compelling portrait of a morally complex hero from this strange age - part legend, part history. Full of drama and richly drawn detail,
Summary
Based on the story of King David, traces his journey from an obscure shepherd to a hero and king before his fall
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
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  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2015
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10435092
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brooks, Geraldine
Dewey number
A823.3
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • David
  • Christian fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The secret chord, Geraldine Brooks
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on endpages
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 386 pages
Isbn
9780733632174
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780733632174
Label
The secret chord, Geraldine Brooks
Publication
Note
Map on endpages
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 386 pages
Isbn
9780733632174
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780733632174

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