The Resource The fire gospel, Michel Faber, (ebook)

The fire gospel, Michel Faber, (ebook)

Label
The fire gospel
Title
The fire gospel
Statement of responsibility
Michel Faber
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From The New York Times best-selling author of The Crimson Petal and the White, Michel Faber's The Fire Gospel is a wickedly funny, acid-tongued, media-savvy picaresque that delves into our sensationalist culture. Theo Griepenkerl, a Canadian linguistics scholar, is sent to Iraq in search of artifacts that have survived the destruction and looting of the war. While visiting a museum in Mosul, he finds nine papyrus scrolls tucked in the belly of a basrelief sculpture: they have been perfectly preserved for more than two thousand years. After smuggling them out of Iraq and translating them from Aramaic, Theo realizes the extent of his career-making find, for he is in possession of the Fifth Gospel, and it offers a shocking and incomparable eyewitness account of Christ's crucifixion and last days on Earth. A hugely entertaining, and by turns shocking story, The Fire Gospel is a smart, stylish, and suspenseful novel
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Faber, Michel
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Archaeological thefts
  • Archaeology
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The fire gospel, Michel Faber, (ebook)
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Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802194190
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11778067
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11778067
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MWT11778067
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The fire gospel, Michel Faber, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780802194190
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11778067
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11778067
System control number
MWT11778067
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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