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The Resource Origin : a novel, Dan Brown

Origin : a novel, Dan Brown

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Origin : a novel
Title
Origin
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Dan Brown
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend a major announcement—the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever.” The evening’s host is Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old billionaire and futurist whose dazzling high-tech inventions and audacious predictions have made him a renowned global figure. Kirsch, who was one of Langdon’s first students at Harvard two decades earlier, is about to reveal an astonishing breakthrough . . . one that will answer two of the fundamental questions of human existence. As the event begins, Langdon and several hundred guests find themselves captivated by an utterly original presentation, which Langdon realizes will be far more controversial than he ever imagined. But the meticulously orchestrated evening suddenly erupts into chaos, and Kirsch’s precious discovery teeters on the brink of being lost forever. Reeling and facing an imminent threat, Langdon is forced into a desperate bid to escape Bilbao. With him is Ambra Vidal, the elegant museum director who worked with Kirsch to stage the provocative event. Together they flee to Barcelona on a perilous quest to locate a cryptic password that will unlock Kirsch’s secret. Navigating the dark corridors of hidden history and extreme religion, Langdon and Vidal must evade a tormented enemy whose all-knowing power seems to emanate from Spain’s Royal Palace itself . . . and who will stop at nothing to silence Edmond Kirsch. On a trail marked by modern art and enigmatic symbols, Langdon and Vidal uncover clues that ultimately bring them face-to-face with Kirsch’s shocking discovery . . . and the breathtaking truth that has long eluded us
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Summary
Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon navigates a dangerous intersection of humanity's two most enduring questions, interweaving codes, science, religion and other disciplines before making a paradigm-shifting discovery
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10569150
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.R685434
LC item number
O74 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1020
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Robert Langdon novels
Series volume
Book 5]
Target audience
adult
Label
Origin : a novel, Dan Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Series numeration from NoveList
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
21113403
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
461 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780385514231
Lccn
2017032167
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
black & white illustrations
Label
Origin : a novel, Dan Brown
Publication
Copyright
Note
Series numeration from NoveList
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
21113403
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
461 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780385514231
Lccn
2017032167
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
black & white illustrations

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