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The Resource The song of Achilles, Madeline Miller

The song of Achilles, Madeline Miller

Label
The song of Achilles
Title
The song of Achilles
Statement of responsibility
Madeline Miller
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A retelling of the legend of Achilles follows Patroclus and Achilles, the golden son of King Peleus, as they lay siege to Troy after Helen of Sparta is kidnapped--a cause that tests their friendship and forces them to make the ultimate sacrifice
Summary
Patroclus, an awkward young prince, follows Achilles into war, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they have learned, everything they hold dear. And that, before he is ready, he will be forced to surrender his friend to the hands of Fate. Set during the Trojan War
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books 2012
  • Orange Prize for Fiction, 2012.
  • Rainbow List, 2013.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2012.
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10034631
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Miller, Madeline
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.I5445
LC item number
S65 2012
Literary form
fiction
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Homer
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True
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  • Trojan War
  • Achilles
  • Greeks
  • Troy (Extinct city)
  • Greece
Target audience
adult
Label
The song of Achilles, Madeline Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A novel" -- Dust jacket
  • Includes a character glossary
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19988058
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
378 pages
Isbn
9780062060617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062060617
  • (OCoLC)773303923
Label
The song of Achilles, Madeline Miller
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A novel" -- Dust jacket
  • Includes a character glossary
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19988058
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
378 pages
Isbn
9780062060617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062060617
  • (OCoLC)773303923

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