The Resource The ancient nine : a novel, Ian Smith

The ancient nine : a novel, Ian Smith

Label
The ancient nine : a novel
Title
The ancient nine
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ian Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""Pulls you into the depths of a secret world from the first page. Ian Smith's novel is unmissable." --Harlan Coben, author of Missing You Spencer Collins thinks his life at Harvard will be all about basketball and pre-med; hard workouts and grinding work in class. The friends he's made when he hits the storied ivy-clad campus from a very different life in urban Chicago are a happy bonus. But Spencer is about to be introduced to the most mysterious inner sanctum of the inner sanctum: to his surprise, he's in the running to be "punched" for one of Harvard's elite final clubs. The Delphic Club is known as "the Gas" for its crest of three gas-lit flames, and as Spencer is considered for membership, he's plunged not only into the secret world of male privilege that the Gas represents, but also into a century-old club mystery. Because at the heart of the Delphic, secured deep inside its guarded mansion club, is another secret society: a shadowy group of powerful men known as The Ancient Nine. Who are The Ancient Nine? And why is Spencer--along with his best friend Dalton Winthrop--summoned to the deathbed of Dalton's uncle just as Spencer is being punched for the club? What does the lore about a missing page from one of Harvard's most historic books mean? And how does it connect to religion, murder, and to the King James Bible, if not to King James himself? The Ancient Nine is both a coming of age novel and a swiftly plotted story that lets readers into the ultimate of closed worlds with all of its dark historical secrets and unyielding power."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Ian
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.M588
LC item number
A63 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harvard University
  • College stories
  • Conspiracies
  • Secret societies
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Cambridge (Mass.)
Label
The ancient nine : a novel, Ian Smith
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9781250182395
Lccn
2018018747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1016945998
  • (OCoLC)1016945998
  • 988913
Label
The ancient nine : a novel, Ian Smith
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9781250182395
Lccn
2018018747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1016945998
  • (OCoLC)1016945998
  • 988913

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