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The historian [electronic resource]. Elizabeth Kostova.

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  • ISBN: 9780316135412 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2005.

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Summary, etc.: To you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history....Late one night, exploring her father's library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters. The letters are all addressed to "My dear and unfortunate successor," and they plunge her into a world she never dreamed of-a labyrinth where the secrets of her father's past and her mother's mysterious fate connect to an inconceivable evil hidden in the depths of history.The letters provide links to one of the darkest powers that humanity has ever known-and to a centuries-long quest to find the source of that darkness and wipe it out. It is a quest for the truth about Vlad the Impaler, the medieval ruler whose barbarous reign formed the basis of the legend of Dracula. Generations of historians have risked their reputations, their sanity, and even their lives to learn the truth about Vlad the Impaler and Dracula. Now one young woman must decide whether to take up this quest herself-to follow her father in a hunt tha...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 6
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
7.3 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2005. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1758 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 683 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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