The Resource The swan gondola, Timothy Schaffert

The swan gondola, Timothy Schaffert

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The swan gondola
Title
The swan gondola
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Schaffert
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the eve of the 1898 Omaha World's Fair, Ferret Skerritt, ventriloquist by trade, con man by birth, isn't quite sure how it will change him or his city. When he crosses paths with the beautiful and enigmatic Cecily, his whole purpose shifts and the fair becomes the backdrop to their love affair. One of a traveling troupe of actors that has descended on the city, Cecily works in the Midway's Chamber of Horrors, where she loses her head hourly on a guillotine playing Marie Antoinette. But a moonlit ride on the swan gondola, a boat on the lagoon of the New White City, changes everything, and the fair's magic begins to take its effect
Title
The swan gondola
Creator
Summary
A tragic love story set amid the fanciful inventions, gothic amusements, spiritualists, flimflam men, and other crooked characters who populated the 1898 Omaha World's Fair
Subject
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Pace
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10262496
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Timothy Schaffert
Label
The swan gondola, Timothy Schaffert
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8ocm49719212
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
458 pages
Isbn
9781594486098
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013030317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b110754141

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