The Resource A Burnable Book, Bruce Holsinger

A Burnable Book, Bruce Holsinger

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A Burnable Book
Title
A Burnable Book
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Holsinger
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Language
eng
Summary
London, 1385. Surrounded by ruthless courtiers--including his powerful uncle, John of Gaunt, and Gaunt's artful mistress, Katherine Swynford--England's young, still untested king, Richard II, is in mortal peril, and the danger is only beginning. Songs are heard across London--catchy verses said to originate from an ancient book that prophesies the end of England's kings--and among the book's predictions is Richard's assassination. Only a few powerful men know that the cryptic lines derive from a "burnable book," a seditious work that threatens the stability of the realm. To find the manuscript, wily bureaucrat Geoffrey Chaucer turns to fellow poet John Gower, a professional trader in information with connections high and low. Gower discovers that the book and incriminating evidence about its author have fallen into the unwitting hands of innocents, who will be drawn into a labyrinthine conspiracy that reaches from the king's court to London's slums and stews--and potentially implicates his own son. As the intrigue deepens, it becomes clear that Gower, a man with secrets of his own, may be the last hope to save a king from a terrible fate
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • maps
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Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.O49435658
LC item number
B87 2014
Literary form
fiction
A Burnable Book, Bruce Holsinger
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A Burnable Book, Bruce Holsinger
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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
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Edition
First Edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062240347
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
AE96A9CB-6863-4379-8EA4-1ED1F25CAF07
System control number
  • (OCoLC)867716950
  • (OCoLC)ocn867716950
  • 501580

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