The Resource Beauty : a novel, by Sheri S. Tepper

Beauty : a novel, by Sheri S. Tepper

Label
Beauty : a novel
Title
Beauty
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Sheri S. Tepper
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The diary of a half-mortal, half-fairy fifteen-year-old girl named Beauty, written in 1347, describes the magical and frightening course of her life, in this retelling of the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty." With the critically acclaimed novels The Gate To Women's Country, Raising The Stones, and the Hugo-nominated Grass, Sheri Tepper has established herself as one of the major science fiction writers of out Time. In Beauty, she broadens her territory even further, with a novel that evokes all the richness of fairy tale and fable. Drawing on the wellspring of tales such as "Sleeping Beauty," Beauty is a moving novel of love and loss, hope and despair, magic and nature. Set against a backdrop both enchanted and frightening, the story begins with a wicked aunt's curse that will afflict a young woman named Beauty on her sixteenth birthday. Though Beauty is able to sidestep tragedy, she soon finds herself embarked on an adventure of vast consequences. For it becomes clear that the enchanted places of this fantastic world--a place not unlike our own--are in danger and must be saved before it is too late
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tepper, Sheri S
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.E673
LC item number
B4 1992eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Science Fiction
  • FICTION
  • Fantasy
Label
Beauty : a novel, by Sheri S. Tepper
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn608575105
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Bantam ed.
Extent
1 online resource (398 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307571939
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00167801
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D034555D-479A-437C-95F3-52967638F4FC
System control number
(OCoLC)608575105
Label
Beauty : a novel, by Sheri S. Tepper
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn608575105
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Bantam ed.
Extent
1 online resource (398 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307571939
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00167801
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D034555D-479A-437C-95F3-52967638F4FC
System control number
(OCoLC)608575105

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