The Resource The serpent on the crown, Elizabeth Peters, (eaudio)

The serpent on the crown, Elizabeth Peters, (eaudio)

Label
The serpent on the crown
Title
The serpent on the crown
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Peters
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
New York Times bestselling master of suspense, Elizabeth Peters, brings an exotic world of adventure, intrigue, and danger to vivid life, in a tale as powerful as ancient Egypt. The Emersons have returned to the Valley of the Kings in 1922 and Amelia Peabody and her family look forward to delving once more into the age-old mysteries buried in Egypt's ever-shifting sands. But a widow's strange story -- and even stranger request -- is about to plunge them into a storm of secrets, treachery, and murder. The woman, a well-known author, has come bearing an ill-gotten treasure -- a golden likeness of a forgotten king -- which she claims is cursed. She insists it has taken the life of her husband and unless it is returned to the tomb from which it was stolen, more people will die. Amelia and her clan resolve to uncover the secrets of the statue's origins, setting off on a trail that twists and turns in directions they never anticipated -- and, perhaps, toward an old nemesis with unscrupulous new designs. But each step toward the truth seems to reveal another peril, suggesting to the intrepid Amelia that the curse is more than mere superstition. And its next victim might well be a beloved family member ... or Amelia Peabody herself. A novel filled with riveting suspense, pulse-pounding action, and the vibrant life of a fascinating place and time, The Serpent on the Crown is the jewel in the crown of a grand master, the remarkable Elizabeth Peters. Performed by Barbara Rosenblat
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1927-2013
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peters, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Narratted by Barbara Rosenblat
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rosenblat, Barbara
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peabody, Amelia)
  • Valley of the Kings (Egypt)
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Blessing and cursing
  • Women archaeologists
  • British
  • Egyptologists
  • Egypt
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The serpent on the crown, Elizabeth Peters, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 23 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780060840693
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11632027
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11632027
System control number
MWT11632027
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The serpent on the crown, Elizabeth Peters, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 23 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780060840693
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11632027
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11632027
System control number
MWT11632027
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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