The Resource A case of curiosities, Allen Kurzweil, (ebook)

A case of curiosities, Allen Kurzweil, (ebook)

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A case of curiosities
Title
A case of curiosities
Statement of responsibility
Allen Kurzweil
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Language
eng
Summary
In France, on the eve of the Revolution, a young man named Claude Page sets out to become the most ingenious and daring inventor of his time. In the course of a career filled with violence and passion, Claude learns the arts of enameling and watchmaking from an irascible, defrocked, apprentices himself to a pornographic bookseller, and applies his erotic erudition to the seduction of the wife of an impotent wigmaker. But it is Claude's greatest device-a talking mechanical head-that both crowns his career and leads to an execution as tragic as that of Marie Antoinette, and far more bizarre. Hailed by critics for the shimmering brilliance of its inventions and its uncanny fidelity to the textures of the past, A Case of Curiosities places Allen Kurzweil securely in the ranks of the finest literary artists of our time
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Kurzweil, Allen
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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A Harvest book
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  • Electronic books
  • France
  • Inventors
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adult
Label
A case of curiosities, Allen Kurzweil, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547350868
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
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Publisher number
MWT11991956
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11991956
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MWT11991956
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A case of curiosities, Allen Kurzweil, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547350868
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11991956
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11991956
System control number
MWT11991956
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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