The Resource Old bones, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

Old bones, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child

Label
Old bones
Title
Old bones
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nora Kelly, a young but successful curator with a series of important excavations already under her belt, is approached by the handsome historian, Clive Benton, to lead an expedition unlike any other. Clive tells his story--one involving the ill-fated Donner Party, who became permanently lodged in the American consciousness in the winter of 1847, when the first skeletonized survivors of the party stumbled out of the California mountains, replete with tales of courage, resourcefulness, bad luck, murder, barbarism--and, finally, starvation and cannibalism. Captivated by the Donner Party, Nora agrees and they venture into the Sierra Nevada in search of the camp. Quickly, they learn that the discovery of the missing starvation camp is just the tip of the iceberg--and that the real truth behind those long-dead pioneers is not only far more complex and surprising than they could have imagined...but it is one that puts them both in mortal danger from a very real, present-day threat in which the search for the lost party, and its fabled fortune in gold, are merely means to a horrifying end
Member of
Cataloging source
BYV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Preston, Douglas J
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.R3982
LC item number
O43 2019b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Child, Lincoln
Series statement
Nora Kelly
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kelly, Nora (Fictitious character)
  • Museum curators
  • Historians
  • Archaeologists
  • Donner Party
  • Large type books
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Old bones, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
498 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781538733844
Lccn
2019006977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1101659772
  • 987824
  • (OCoLC)on1101659772
  • 987824
Label
Old bones, Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
498 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781538733844
Lccn
2019006977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1101659772
  • 987824
  • (OCoLC)on1101659772
  • 987824

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