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The Resource Love and the incredibly old man : a novel, Lee Siegel

Love and the incredibly old man : a novel, Lee Siegel

Label
Love and the incredibly old man : a novel
Title
Love and the incredibly old man
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lee Siegel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times? begins one chapter of critically acclaimed Lee Siegel?s new novel, Love and the Incredibly Old Man.?In the beginning? starts another. What else can a novelist do when hired as a ghostwriter by an elderly, irascible, conquistador-costumed man claiming to be the 540-year-old Juan Ponce de León? The fantastic life of that legendary explorer?inventor of rum, cigars, Coca-Cola, and popcorn?is the frame for Siegel?s fourth chronicle of love, lies, luck, loss, and labia. Summoned with cold hard cash and a pinch of flattery, a professor and noveli
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
MERUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Siegel, Lee
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.I377
LC item number
L67 2008eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ponce de León, Juan
  • Ponce de León, Juan
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
Label
Love and the incredibly old man : a novel, Lee Siegel
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Preface · 2005, an introduction to Juan Ponce de León; Chapter One · 1465-1493, wherein Ponce de León, after his childhood, boyhood, and youth in Spain, is dispatched by Queen Ysabel to the Indies in search of a Fountain of Youth; Chapter Two · 1493-1513, wherein Ponce de León settles in the New World, becomes Governor of Higuey and of Borinquen, invents cigars and rum, and discovers popcorn and Florida; Chapter Three · 1513, wherein Ponce de León happens upon the Garden of Eden, discovers within it the Fountain of Life, and devises a plot by which to keep it secret
  • Chapter Four · 1514-1564, wherein Ponce de León becomes a Zhotee-Eloq Indian, lives as one of them in Paradise, and attempts to save them from exterminationChapter Five · 1565-1647, wherein Ponce de León becomes a priest of the Catholic Church, visits his tomb in Puerto Rico, and establishes Florida's mission of San Hortano; Chapter Six · 1647-1763, wherein Ponce de León becomes a wealthy merchant, purchases the land
Control code
560609162
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (227 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226757070
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)560609162
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Love and the incredibly old man : a novel, Lee Siegel
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Preface · 2005, an introduction to Juan Ponce de León; Chapter One · 1465-1493, wherein Ponce de León, after his childhood, boyhood, and youth in Spain, is dispatched by Queen Ysabel to the Indies in search of a Fountain of Youth; Chapter Two · 1493-1513, wherein Ponce de León settles in the New World, becomes Governor of Higuey and of Borinquen, invents cigars and rum, and discovers popcorn and Florida; Chapter Three · 1513, wherein Ponce de León happens upon the Garden of Eden, discovers within it the Fountain of Life, and devises a plot by which to keep it secret
  • Chapter Four · 1514-1564, wherein Ponce de León becomes a Zhotee-Eloq Indian, lives as one of them in Paradise, and attempts to save them from exterminationChapter Five · 1565-1647, wherein Ponce de León becomes a priest of the Catholic Church, visits his tomb in Puerto Rico, and establishes Florida's mission of San Hortano; Chapter Six · 1647-1763, wherein Ponce de León becomes a wealthy merchant, purchases the land
Control code
560609162
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (227 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226757070
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)560609162
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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