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The signature of all things

Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
Publisher: New York : Viking, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the novel follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family as led by the enterprising Henry Whittaker--a poor-born Englishman who makes a great fortune in the South American quinine trade, eventually becoming the richest man in Philadelphia". --
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Genre/Form: Miscellaneous fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Gilbert
ISBN: 9780670024858 0670024856 0143125842 9780143125846
OCLC Number: 829451549
Description: 501 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The tree of fevers --
The plum of White Acre --
The disturbance of messages --
The consequence of missions --
The curator of mosses.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Gilbert.
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"Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the novel follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family as led by the enterprising Henry Whittaker--a poor-born Englishman who makes a great fortune in the South American quinine trade, eventually becoming the richest man in Philadelphia". --

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