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The Resource Thunderstruck, Erik Larson

Thunderstruck, Erik Larson

Label
Thunderstruck
Title
Thunderstruck
Statement of responsibility
Erik Larson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the parallel stories of the skepticism and incredulity that accompanied Guglielmo Marconi's invention of wireless communication in the late nineteenth century, and the investigation of the murder of an inconvenient wife by her love-starved husband, Dr. H.H. Crippen, who would likely have pulled off the perfect crime had it not been for the ability to send wireless transatlantic transmissions
Summary
A portrait of the Edwardian era recounts two parallel stories--the case of Dr. Hawley Crippen, who murdered his wife and fled to America, and Guglielmo Marconi, the inventor of wireless communication--as the new technology is used to capture a killer
Pace
Tone
Biography type
contains biographical information
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186230
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.152/309421
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6248.C75
LC item number
L37 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Thunderstruck, Erik Larson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-443) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The mysterious passengers -- Ghosts and gunfire -- Betrayal -- Secrets -- An inspector calls -- The finest time -- Pursuit by thunder -- Epilogue: into the ether
Control code
13975613
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 463 pages
Isbn
9781400080663
Lccn
2006011908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (InCu)4DB00FBDC1574FD283446CD15B3F8914
  • (IMchF)fol11151698
Label
Thunderstruck, Erik Larson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Maps on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-443) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The mysterious passengers -- Ghosts and gunfire -- Betrayal -- Secrets -- An inspector calls -- The finest time -- Pursuit by thunder -- Epilogue: into the ether
Control code
13975613
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 463 pages
Isbn
9781400080663
Lccn
2006011908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (InCu)4DB00FBDC1574FD283446CD15B3F8914
  • (IMchF)fol11151698

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