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In the valley of the kings : Howard Carter and the mystery of King Tutankhamun's tomb

Author: Daniel Meyerson
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In 1922, the British archaeologist Howard Carter opened King Tutankhamun's tomb, illuminating the glories of an ancient civilization. And while the world celebrated the extraordinary revelation that gave Carter international renown and an indelible place in history, by the time of his death, the discovery had nearly destroyed him. Now, in a stunning feat of narrative nonfiction, Daniel Meyerson has written a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Howard Carter; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt; Howard Carter; Tutankhamen, King of Egypt.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Meyerson
ISBN: 9780345476937 034547693X
OCLC Number: 262433259
Description: xiv, 230 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Contents: Expenses paid and nothing else (but fate) --
Naked under an umbrella --
The world of Nebkehperure Hekaiunushema Tutankhamun --
In the valley of the kings --
A useful man --
A final throw of the dice.
Responsibility: Daniel Meyerson.

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"In 1922, the British archaeologist Howard Carter opened King Tutankhamun's tomb, illuminating the glories of an ancient civilization. And while the world celebrated the extraordinary revelation that gave Carter international renown and an indelible place in history, by the time of his death, the discovery had nearly destroyed him. Now, in a stunning feat of narrative nonfiction, Daniel Meyerson has written a thrilling and evocative account of this remarkable man and his times."--Cover, p. 2.

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