The Resource Golden Hill : a novel of old New York, Francis Spufford, (electronic resource)

Golden Hill : a novel of old New York, Francis Spufford, (electronic resource)

Label
Golden Hill : a novel of old New York
Title
Golden Hill
Title remainder
a novel of old New York
Statement of responsibility
Francis Spufford
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"New York, a small town on the tip of Manhattan island, 1746. One rainy evening in November, a handsome young stranger fresh off the boat arrives at a countinghouse door on Golden Hill Street: this is Mr. Smith, amiable, charming, yet strangely determined to keep suspicion shimmering. For in his pocket, he has what seems to be an order for a thousand pounds, a huge sum, and he won't explain why, or where he comes from, or what he is planning to do in the colonies that requires so much money. Should the New York merchants trust him? Should they risk their credit and refuse to pay? Should they befriend him, seduce him, arrest him; maybe even kill him? Rich in language and historical perception, yet compulsively readable, Golden Hill is a story "taut with twists and turns" that "keeps you gripped until its tour-de-force conclusion" (The Times, London). Spufford paints an irresistible picture of a New York provokingly different from its later metropolitan self but already entirely a place where a young man with a fast tongue can invent himself afresh, fall in love--and find a world of trouble"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spufford, Francis
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6119.P84
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Historical
  • FICTION / General
  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Literature
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
Label
Golden Hill : a novel of old New York, Francis Spufford, (electronic resource)
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https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=339&titleID=3022434
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Copyright
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online resource
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn988749744
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501163890
Lccn
2017026413
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A2E855D7-A5BE-41A1-B46A-CCD8DADDAE22
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o988749744
  • (OCoLC)988749744
Label
Golden Hill : a novel of old New York, Francis Spufford, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=339&titleID=3022434
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn988749744
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501163890
Lccn
2017026413
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A2E855D7-A5BE-41A1-B46A-CCD8DADDAE22
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o988749744
  • (OCoLC)988749744

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