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The Resource The scribe of Siena : a novel, Melodie Winawer

The scribe of Siena : a novel, Melodie Winawer

Label
The scribe of Siena : a novel
Title
The scribe of Siena
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Melodie Winawer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Equal parts transporting love story and gripping historical conspiracy--think The Girl with a Pearl Earring meets Outlander--debut author Melodie Winawer takes readers deep into medieval Italy, where the past and present blur and a twenty-first century woman will discover a plot to destroy Siena. Accomplished neurosurgeon Beatrice Trovato knows that her deep empathy for her patients is starting to impede her work. So when her beloved brother passes away, she welcomes the unexpected trip to the Tuscan city of Siena to resolve his estate, even as she wrestles with grief. But as she delves deeper into her brother's affairs, she discovers intrigue she never imagined--a 700-year-old conspiracy to decimate the city. After uncovering the journal and paintings of Gabriele Accorsi, the fourteenth-century artist at the heart of the plot, Beatrice finds a startling image of her own face and is suddenly transported to the year 1347. She awakens in a Siena unfamiliar to her, one that will soon be hit by the Plague. Yet when Beatrice meets Accorsi, something unexpected happens: she falls in love--not only with Gabriele, but also with the beauty and cadence of medieval life. As the Plague and the ruthless hands behind its trajectory threaten not only her survival but also Siena's very existence, Beatrice must decide in which century she belongs. The Scribe of Siena is the captivating story of a brilliant woman's passionate affair with a time and a place that captures her in an impossibly romantic and dangerous trap--testing the strength of fate and the bonds of love"--
Summary
The Scribe of Siena is the captivating story of a brilliant woman’s passionate affair with a time and a place that captures her in an impossibly romantic and dangerous trap—testing the strength of fate and the bonds of love
Tone
Writing style
Award
Loan Stars Favourites, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10556836
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winawer, Melodie
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Time-travel fiction
  • Conspiracies
  • Time travel
  • Women physicians
  • Artists
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Black Death
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
Label
The scribe of Siena : a novel, Melodie Winawer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published: 2017
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
000058422543
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Extent
452 pages
Isbn
9781501152269
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2016025826
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)952980094
Label
The scribe of Siena : a novel, Melodie Winawer
Publication
Note
First published: 2017
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
000058422543
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Extent
452 pages
Isbn
9781501152269
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2016025826
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)952980094

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