The coral thief: a novel
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New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2009.
Status:
Columbia Pike Adult Fiction
F STOTT
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In her virtuosic debut, Ghostwalk, Rebecca Stott unfolded an extraordinary and true mystery involving Isaac Newton and set in seventeenth-century Cambridge. The Coral Thief is another intriguing mystery and love story, centering on pre-Darwinian theories of evolution and set in Paris right after Napoleon's surrender at Waterloo.

Upon his arrival in Paris, where he has come to study anatomy, Daniel Connor, a young medical student from Edinburgh, finds that his letters of introduction and precious coral specimens have been stolen by the beautiful woman with whom he shared a stagecoach. But when he begins searching for his lost items---and the alluring woman who stole them---Daniel is thrust into a tumultuous, underground world of philosopher thieves obsessed with the emerging theories of evolution. As he is pulled into their plot to steal a precious jewel from the Jardin des Plantes, and as he falls in love with the mysterious coral thief, Daniel is introduced to a radical theory of evolution that irrevocably changes his conception of the world in which he lives.

As riveting and beautifully rendered as Ghostwalk, The Coral Thief is a provocative and tantalizing mix of history, love, and philosophy.

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Book
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First edition.
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286 pages ; 24
Language:
English
ISBN:
038553146X, 9780385531467
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APA Citation (style guide)

Stott, R. (2009). The coral thief: a novel. First edition. New York: Spiegel & Grau.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Stott, Rebecca. 2009. The Coral Thief: A Novel. New York: Spiegel & Grau.

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Stott, Rebecca, The Coral Thief: A Novel. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2009.

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Stott, Rebecca. The Coral Thief: A Novel. First edition. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2009. Print.

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