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The book of lamps and banners : a novel / Elizabeth Hand.

Hand, Elizabeth, (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library f (Text) 33062009343683 New Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316485937
  • ISBN: 0316485934
  • Physical Description: 344 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Mulholland Books/Little Brown and Company, 2020.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Photographer Cass Neary is desperate to get home, and she's already lost her camera--like losing a limb. Now her only chance is to cash in on a deal that a friend is about to cut for a legendary illuminated manuscript: The Book of Lamps and Banners. Rumored to have been rescued from the Library at Alexandria, the Book is said to contain ancient esoteric knowledge, even an otherworldly power. So when an intruder brazenly steals the manuscript, Cass and her ex-con lover Quinn must get it back---plunging headlong into a shady underworld where antiquarian booksellers, unhinged tech entrepreneurs, and brutal nationalists all converge. This breathless psychological thriller, featuring one of the greatest amateur sleuths of the past decade, could only come from the mind of Elizabeth Hand.-- Publisher's description.
Subject: Neary, Cass (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Women photographers > Fiction.
Manuscripts > Fiction.
Antiquarian booksellers > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Mysticism > Fiction.
Conspiracies > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

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