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The Resource The Smithsonian Institution : a novel, Gore Vidal

The Smithsonian Institution : a novel, Gore Vidal

Label
The Smithsonian Institution : a novel
Title
The Smithsonian Institution
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Gore Vidal
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
T., a thirteen-year-old math prodigy, is summoned to the Smithsonian on Good Friday 1939, where scientists are working furiously to develop the atomic bomb, and discovers that he holds the key to both the secrets of nuclear fission and time travel
Summary
In 1939, someone summons prep school student T to the Smithsonian via telephone, and when he arrives, the place is closed, but the exhibit dummies come alive, and he discovers that his knowledge of numbers might help the country build better bombs
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
007449
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Senior High School
  • Wilson's Fiction
  • School Library Journal
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1925-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vidal, Gore
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Young Adult
LC call number
PS3543.I26
LC item number
S65 1998
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Gifted teenagers
  • Teenagers
  • Fourth dimension
Target audience
adult
Label
The Smithsonian Institution : a novel, Gore Vidal
Instantiates
Publication
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
13953138
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
260 pages
Isbn
9780375501210
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
97038615
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (InCu)1D398D8AD18F11D684F400E018312359
  • (IMchF)fol04970562
Label
The Smithsonian Institution : a novel, Gore Vidal
Publication
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
13953138
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
260 pages
Isbn
9780375501210
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
97038615
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (InCu)1D398D8AD18F11D684F400E018312359
  • (IMchF)fol04970562

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