The Resource Antonietta : a novel, by John Hersey

Antonietta : a novel, by John Hersey

Label
Antonietta : a novel
Title
Antonietta
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by John Hersey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"John Hersey's brilliantly inventive novel is the romantic odyssey of a Stradivarius violin from its creation three hundred years ago in Cremona through its many adventures in the hands of the famous and infamous ... It begins in 1699 as the great Stradivari, in love at fifty-five, fashions a magnificent instrument and names it Antonietta, after the object of his desire. It ends on Martha's Vineyard with a tone-deaf financier purchasing Antonietta to improve his image as a person of culture. In the intervening years--a sparkling variety of incidents--we see Stradivari's bewitching violin affecting the lives of: the young Mozart in Paris ... the fiercely ambitious Berlioz ... and Stravinsky ... The composers come alive in all their idiosyncrasies, and Antonietta becomes a compelling presence--giving voice to the changing character, and eternal art, of music over the centuries."
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1914-1993
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hersey, John
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3515.E7715
LC item number
A85 1991
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stradivari, Antonio
  • Violin
  • Violinists
  • Musical fiction
Label
Antonietta : a novel, by John Hersey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
304, [3] pages
Isbn
9780679401940
Lccn
90052905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23217667
  • (OCoLC)ocm23217667
Label
Antonietta : a novel, by John Hersey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
304, [3] pages
Isbn
9780679401940
Lccn
90052905
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)23217667
  • (OCoLC)ocm23217667

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