The Resource Orpheus Lost

Orpheus Lost

Label
Orpheus Lost
Title
Orpheus Lost
Statement of responsibility
Janette Turner Hospital
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Love can take you to the darkest places ... Leela is a gifted mathematician who has escaped her small Southern town to study in Boston. From the first moment she hears Mishka, a young Australian musician, playing his violin in a subway, his music grips her, and they quickly become lovers. But Mishka is not all he seems - and the world around them is nothing like Leela thought it was. In this compelling re-imagining of the Orpheus story, Leela travels to an underworld of kidnapping, torture and despair in search of the truth - and the man she loves. Love can take you to the darkest places ... Leela is a gifted mathematician who has escaped her small Southern town to study in Boston. From the first moment she hears Mishka, a young Australian musician, playing his violin in a subway, his music grips her, and they quickly become lovers. But Mishka is not all he seems - and the world around them is nothing like Leela thought it was. In this compelling re-imagining of the Orpheus story, Leela travels to an underworld of kidnapping, torture and despair in search of the truth - and the man she loves
Summary
Having escaped her southern hometown to study in Boston, mathematician Leela embarks on a consuming love affair with an Australian musician who is subsequently accused of participating in a terrorist attack on a subway, a situation that thrusts Leela into a dangerous underground world of kidnapping, torture, and despair
Storyline
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2007.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
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183041
Cataloging source
DLC
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1942-
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Janette Turner Hospital
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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Fiction / General
Target audience
adult
Label
Orpheus Lost
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300006872
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780730400387
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Orpheus Lost
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300006872
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780730400387
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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