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The book of madness and cures, a novel by Regina O'Melveny

Label
The book of madness and cures
Title
The book of madness and cures
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Regina O'Melveny
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gabriella Mondini is a rarity in 16th century Venice: a woman who practices medicine. Her father, a renowned physician, has provided her entree to this all male profession, and inspired in her a shared mission to understand the secrets of the human body. Then her father disappears and Gabriella faces a crisis: she is no longer permitted to treat her patients, women who need her desperately, without her father's patronage. She sets out across Europe to find where and why he has gone. Following clues from his occasional enigmatic letters, Gabriella crosses Switzerland, Germany and France, entering strange and forbidding cities. She travels to Scotland, the Netherlands, and finally to Morocco. In each new land she probes the mystery of her father's flight, and opens new mysteries of her own. Not just mysteries of ailments and treatments, but ultimate mysteries of mortality, love, and the timeless human spirit. The novel contains medical lore and sensuous, vivid details of Renaissance life
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3615.O44
LC item number
B66 2012
Literary form
fiction
Label
The book of madness and cures, a novel by Regina O'Melveny
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1325454
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
viii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780316195836
Lccn
2011032489
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1325454
  • (Sirsi) 1325454
  • (OCoLC)748286911
Label
The book of madness and cures, a novel by Regina O'Melveny
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1325454
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
viii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780316195836
Lccn
2011032489
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1325454
  • (Sirsi) 1325454
  • (OCoLC)748286911

Library Locations

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