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Seraphina

A Novel

By Rachel Hartman

In her New York Times bestselling and Morris Award-winning debut, Rachel Hartman introduces mathematical dragons in an alternative-medieval world to fantasy and science-fiction readers of all ages. Eragon-author Christopher Paolini calls them, "Some of the most interesting dragons I've read in fantasy."

Four decades of peace have done little to ease the mistrust between humans and dragons in the kingdom of Goredd. Folding themselves into human shape, dragons attend court as ambassadors, and lend their rational, mathematical minds to universities as scholars and teachers. As the treaty's anniversary draws near, however, tensions are high.

Seraphina Dombegh has reason to fear both sides. An unusually gifted musician, she joins the court just as a member of the royal family is murdered—in suspiciously draconian fashion. Seraphina is drawn into the investigation, partnering with the captain of the Queen's Guard, the dangerously perceptive Prince Lucian Kiggs. While they begin to uncover hints of a sinister plot to destroy the peace, Seraphina struggles to protect her own secret, the secret behind her musical gift, one so terrible that its discovery could mean her very life.

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Format: Book
Author: Hartman, Rachel
Summary: In a world where dragons and humans coexist in an uneasy truce and dragons can assume human form, Seraphina, whose mother died giving birth to her, grapples with her own identity amid magical secrets and royal scandals, while she struggles to accept and develop her extraordinary musical talents.
Title: Seraphina : a novel / Rachel Hartman.
Publisher Date: New York : Random House, c2012.
Subject: Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Teen fiction. Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Teen fiction. Dragons -- Teen fiction. Secrets -- Teen fiction. Music -- Teen fiction. Courts and courtiers -- Teen fiction.
Isbn: 9780375866562 (hardcover) 0375866566 (hardcover) 9780375896583 (ebook) 0375896589 (ebook) 9780375966569 (library binding) 0375966560 (library binding)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 6
Call Number: TF Hartman
Oclc: 707886921
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Bib Id: 400588

Format: Book
Author: Hartman, Rachel
Summary: In a world where dragons and humans coexist in an uneasy truce and dragons can assume human form, Seraphina, whose mother died giving birth to her, grapples with her own identity amid magical secrets and royal scandals, while she struggles to accept and develop her extraordinary musical talents.
Title: Seraphina : a novel / Rachel Hartman.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Random House, c2012.
Description: 465 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Dragons -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Secrets -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Music -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Courts and courtiers -- Teen fiction.
LCCN: 2011003015
ISBN: 9780375866562 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0375866566 (hardcover)
ISBN: 9780375896583 (ebook)
ISBN: 0375896589 (ebook)
ISBN: 9780375966569 (library binding)
ISBN: 0375966560 (library binding)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 6
Call Number: TF Hartman