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The Resource The fortune teller : a novel, Gwendolyn Womack

The fortune teller : a novel, Gwendolyn Womack

Label
The fortune teller : a novel
Title
The fortune teller
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Gwendolyn Womack
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Semele Cavnow appraises antiquities for an exclusive Manhattan auction house, specializing in deciphering ancient texts. And when she discovers a manuscript written in the time of Cleopatra, she knows it will be the find of her career. Its author tells the story of a priceless tarot deck, now lost to history, but as Semele delves further she realizes the manuscript is more than it seems. Both a memoir and a prophecy, it appears to be the work of a powerful seer, describing devastating wars and natural disasters in detail thousands of years before they occurred. The more she reads, the more the manuscript begins to affect Semele's entire life. But what happened to the cards? As the mystery of her connection to it deepens, Semele can't shake the feeling that she's being followed. Only one person can help her make sense of it all: her client, Theo Brossard. Yet Theo is arrogant and elusive, concealing secrets of his own, and there's more to Semele's desire to speak with him than she would like to admit. Can Semele even trust him? The auction date is swiftly approaching, and someone wants to interfere--someone who knows the cards exist, and that the Brossard manuscript is tied to her. Semele realizes it's up to her to stop them: the manuscript holds the key to a two-thousand-year-old secret, a secret someone will do anything to possess"--
Summary
Deciphering an extremely rare manuscript from the time of Cleopatra, antiquities appraiser Semele Cavnow begins to perceive a bizarre connection between herself and the manuscript before she is compelled by a dangerous adversary to work with a secretive client
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10566053
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Womack, Gwendolyn
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prophecies
  • Oracles
  • Antiquities
  • Manuscripts
  • Single women
  • Voyages and travels
  • Professional/client relations
  • Research
  • Sexual attraction
  • Men/women relations
Target audience
adult
Label
The fortune teller : a novel, Gwendolyn Womack
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000059540618
Edition
First edition.
Extent
345 pages; 21 cm.
Isbn
9781250099778
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The fortune teller : a novel, Gwendolyn Womack
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000059540618
Edition
First edition.
Extent
345 pages; 21 cm.
Isbn
9781250099778
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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