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The Resource City of circles, Jess Richards

City of circles, Jess Richards

Label
City of circles
Title
City of circles
Statement of responsibility
Jess Richards
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Danu is a tightrope walker who is mourning her parents, after a disease has ravaged the circus where she grew up. Her mother has entrusted her with a locket that hides a secret. Over the years, Danu pushes away her grief and develops elaborate and successful high-wire acts with Morrie, a charismatic hunchback who wants to marry her. When the circus returns to Danu's birthplace, Matryoshka, Danu is enchanted by the temples, spice mists, and pleasure seekers within the intoxicating outer circle district. Here, she finally gains the courage to open her mother's locket, and discovers the name of a stranger who lives behind the locked gate of the Inner Circle. Fated to remain in Matryoshka, Danu attempts to resolve this mystery ..
Summary
Danu is a tightrope walker who is mourning her parents, after a disease has ravaged the circus where she grew up. Her mother has entrusted her with a locket that hides a secret. Over the years, Danu pushes away her grief and develops elaborate and successful high-wire acts with Morrie, a charismatic hunchback who wants to marry her. When the circus returns to Danu's birthplace, Matryoshka, Danu is enchanted by the temples, spice mists, and pleasure seekers within the intoxicating outer circle district. Here, she finally gains the courage to open her mother's locket, and discovers the name of a stranger who lives behind the locked gate of the Inner Circle. Fated to remain in Matryoshka, Danu attempts to resolve this mystery.
Theme
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10652212
Cataloging source
NWPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Richards, Jess
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Family secrets
  • Imaginary places
  • Mothers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Circus
  • Circus performers
  • Magic
Target audience
adult
Label
City of circles, Jess Richards
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000060603261
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
377 pages
Isbn
9781473656697
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)959875485
Label
City of circles, Jess Richards
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000060603261
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
377 pages
Isbn
9781473656697
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustration
System control number
(OCoLC)959875485

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