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The Resource Raiders of the Nile : a novel of the ancient world, Steven Saylor

Raiders of the Nile : a novel of the ancient world, Steven Saylor

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Raiders of the Nile : a novel of the ancient world
Title
Raiders of the Nile
Title remainder
a novel of the ancient world
Statement of responsibility
Steven Saylor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 88 B.C. it seems as if all the world is at war. From Rome to Greece and to Egypt itself, most of civilization is on the verge of war. The young Gordianus--a born-and-raised Roman citizen--is living in Alexandria, making ends meet by plying his trade of solving puzzles and finding things out for pay. He whiles away his time with his slave Bethesda, waiting for the world to regain its sanity. But on the day Gordianus turns twenty-two, Bethesda is kidnapped by brigands who mistake her for a rich man's mistress. If Gordianus is to find and save Bethesda, who has come to mean more to him than even he suspected, he must find the kidnappers before they realize their mistake and cut their losses. Using all the skills he learned from his father, Gordianus must track them down and convince them that he can offer something of enough value in exchange for Bethesda's release. As the streets of Alexandria slowly descend into chaos, and the citizenry begin to riot with rumors of an impending invasion by Ptolmey's brother, Gordianus finds himself in the midst of a very bold and dangerous plot--the raiding and pillaging of the golden sarcophagus of Alexander the Great himself. New York Times bestselling author Steven Saylor returns, chronicling the early years of his detective, Gordianus, before he assumed the title of The Finder. Raiders of the Nile is the latest in his much-loved series of mysteries set in the late Roman Republic"--
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Dewey number
813/.54
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Novels of ancient Rome
Series volume
14
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Raiders of the Nile : a novel of the ancient world, Steven Saylor
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Control code
ocn857663770
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9781250015976
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013032463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)857663770
Label
Raiders of the Nile : a novel of the ancient world, Steven Saylor
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn857663770
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9781250015976
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013032463
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)857663770

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