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The Dante Club : a novel

Author: Matthew Pearl; Alexandria Library (Alexandria, Va.)
Publisher: Alexandria, Va : Alexandria Library, 2008-
Series: Book clubs to go.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Kit : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Boston, 1865. A series of murders, all of them inspired by scenes in Dante's Inferno. Only an elite group of America's first Dante scholars--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, and J.T. Fields--can solve the mystery. With the police baffled, more lives endangered, and Dante's literary future at stake, the Dante Club must shed its sheltered literary existence and find the killer.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Dante Alighieri; Oliver Wendell Holmes; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Dante Alighieri; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Oliver Wendell Holmes
Material Type: Fiction, Kit
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Pearl; Alexandria Library (Alexandria, Va.)
ISBN: 9780375505294 0375505296 9780812971040 0812971043
OCLC Number: 268661973
Notes: Discussion guide contains tips for starting a book club, review(s), author biography, discussion questions and a list of available titles.
For use by: Book discussion groups in Alexandria City libraries.
Description: 1 tote bag + 1 resource guide; 8-10 books.
Contents: Introduction --
Tips for starting a book club --
About the author --
Discussion questions --
Review(s) --
Available titles.
Series Title: Book clubs to go.
Other Titles: Book clubs to go: The Dante club
Book clubs to go
Responsibility: Matthew Pearl.

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Boston, 1865. A series of murders, all of them inspired by scenes in Dante's Inferno. Only an elite group of America's first Dante scholars--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, and J.T. Fields--can solve the mystery. With the police baffled, more lives endangered, and Dante's literary future at stake, the Dante Club must shed its sheltered literary existence and find the killer.

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