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The confusion : vol. II of the Baroque cycle, Neal Stephenson

Label
The confusion : vol. II of the Baroque cycle
Title
The confusion
Title remainder
vol. II of the Baroque cycle
Statement of responsibility
Neal Stephenson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the year 1689, a cabal of Barbary galley slaves -- including one Jack Shaftoe, a.k.a. King of the Vagabonds, a.k.a. Half-Cocked Jack, lately and miraculously cured of the pox -- devises a daring plan to win freedom and fortune. A great adventure ensues, rife with battles, chases, hairbreadth escapes, swashbuckling, bloodletting, and danger -- a perilous race for an enormous prize of silver ... nay, gold ... nay, legendary gold. In Europe, the exquisite and resourceful Eliza, Countess de la Zeur, master of markets, pawn and confidante of enemy kings, onetime Turkish harem virgin, is stripped of her immense personal fortune by France's most dashing privateer. Penniless and at risk from those who desire either her or her head (or both), she is caught up in a web of international intrigue, even as she desperately seeks the return of her most precious possession. Meanwhile, Newton and Leibniz continue to propound their grand theories as their infamous rivalry intensifies, stubborn alchemy does battle with the natural sciences, nobles are beheaded, dastardly plots are set in motion, coins are newly minted (or not) in enemy strongholds, father and sons reunite in faraway lands, priests rise from the dead ... and Daniel Waterhouse seeks passage to the Massachusetts colony in hopes of escaping the madness into which his world has descended."--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
IUK
Dewey number
FIC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.T3868
LC item number
C55 2004
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Baroque cycle
Series volume
v. 2
Label
The confusion : vol. II of the Baroque cycle, Neal Stephenson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover : "A novel."
  • Cover : "Volume two of the Baroque cycle."
  • A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2004 by William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
  • Includes P.S. Insights, Interviews & more... ; About the author: a discussion with Neal Stephenson ; About the book: go for Baroque!: test your Baroque Cycle I.Q. ; Read on: the system of the world reading excerpt, the web detective, have you read?
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
815, 15 pages
Isbn
9780060733353
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
Label
The confusion : vol. II of the Baroque cycle, Neal Stephenson
Publication
Note
  • Cover : "A novel."
  • Cover : "Volume two of the Baroque cycle."
  • A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2004 by William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
  • Includes P.S. Insights, Interviews & more... ; About the author: a discussion with Neal Stephenson ; About the book: go for Baroque!: test your Baroque Cycle I.Q. ; Read on: the system of the world reading excerpt, the web detective, have you read?
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
815, 15 pages
Isbn
9780060733353
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps

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