The Resource Numero zero, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon

Numero zero, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon

Label
Numero zero
Title
Numero zero
Statement of responsibility
Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"From the best-selling author of The Name of the Rose and The Prague Cemetery, a novel about the murky world of media politics, conspiracy, and murder. A newspaper committed to blackmail and mud slinging, rather than reporting the news. A paranoid editor, walking through the streets of Milan, reconstructing fifty years of history against the backdrop of a plot involving the cadaver of Mussolini's double. The murder of Pope John Paul I, the CIA, red terrorists handled by secret services, twenty years of bloodshed, and events that seem outlandish until the BBC proves them true. A fragile love story between two born losers, a failed ghost writer, and a vulnerable girl, who specializes in celebrity gossip yet cries over the second movement of Beethoven's Seventh. And then a dead body that suddenly appears in a back alley in Milan. Set in 1992 and foreshadowing the mysteries and follies of the following twenty years, Numero Zero is a scintillating take on our times from the best-selling author of The Name of the Rose and Foucault's Pendulum"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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Eco, Umberto
Dewey number
853/.914
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Italian
LC call number
PQ4865.C6
LC item number
N8613 2015
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dixon, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Modern
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Satire
  • Civilization, Modern
Label
Numero zero, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon
Link
http://umbertoeco.com/en/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in Italian: 1. ed. Bompiani. [Milan, Italy] : Bompiani, 2015
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9780544635081
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2015028187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)903284650
  • (OCoLC)ocn903284650
Label
Numero zero, Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon
Link
http://umbertoeco.com/en/
Publication
Note
Originally published in Italian: 1. ed. Bompiani. [Milan, Italy] : Bompiani, 2015
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
191 pages
Isbn
9780544635081
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2015028187
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)903284650
  • (OCoLC)ocn903284650

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