The Resource The deadliest lie, (ebook)

The deadliest lie, (ebook)

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The deadliest lie
Title
The deadliest lie
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Language
eng
Summary
She's a brilliant alchemist - with a talent for solving mysteries. Miriam bat Isaac is a budding scholar in first-century CE Alexandria, though her dreams seem doomed. Who in her household or among her father's Shabbat guests stole the scrolls containing the Alchemical League's valuable formulas? Perhaps the thief was even her frantic father, on the cusp of financial ruin, eager for Miriam to end her dalliance with a handsome jeweler and marry into an honorable and wealthy family. Or her rebellious brother, intent on raising money to travel to Capua so he can enroll in the Roman Empire's most renowned gladiator school. Or her faint-hearted fianc<U+00da>, who begrudges her preoccupation with alchemy and yearns for their forthcoming marriage? And how did the thief manage to steal them? Miriam is not only faced with a baffling puzzle, but, to recover the scrolls, she must stalk the culprit through the sinister alleys of Alexandria's claustrophobic underbelly. The Romans who keep a harsh watch over her Jewish community are trouble enough. Miriam is based on the true personage of Maria Hebrea, the legendary founder of Western alchemy, who developed the concepts and apparatus alchemists and chemists would use for 1500 years
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Midwest
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Trop, June
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Women scholars
  • Alchemists
  • First century, A.D.
  • Electronic books
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adult
Label
The deadliest lie, (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
9781611943894
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12338941
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12338941
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The deadliest lie, (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
9781611943894
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12338941
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12338941
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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