Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Baudolino - 02 edition

Baudolino (ISBN10: 0156029065; ISBN13: 9780156029063)
ISBN13: 978-0156029063
ISBN10: 0156029065

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0151006908
ISBN10: 0151006903

Summary: "It is April, 1204, and Constantinople, the splendid capital of the Byzantine Empire, is being sacked and burned by the knights of the Fourth Crusade. Amid the carnage and confusion, one Baudolino saves a Byzantine historian and high court official from certain death at the hands of the crusading warriors, and proceeds to tell his own fantastical story. Born a simple peasant in northern Italy, Baudolino has two major gifts - a talent for learning foreign languag ...show morees and skill in telling lies. One day, when still a boy, he met a foreign commander in the woods, charming him with his quick wit and lively mind. The commander - who proves to be the Emperor Frederick Barbarossa - adopts Baudolino and sends him to the university in Paris, where he makes a number of fearless, adventuring friends." Spurred on by myths and their own reveries, this merry band sets out in search of Prester John, a legendary priest-king who was said to rule over a vast kingdom in the East - a phantasmagorical land of strange creatures with eyes on their shoulders and mouths on their stomachs, of eunuchs, unicorns, and lovely maidens. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 02
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Harcourt Brace or Harcourt Press
Published: 10/06/2003
International: No



List Price: $15.95
Used $6.22
Used
Save $9.73 (61%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 21 hours and 19 minutes and it ships by Noon CT tomorrow!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 12/19/2014
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

222 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Baudolino
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (222)  |  New (22)  |  Like New (21)  |  Very Good (55)  |  Good (107)  |  Acceptable (17)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
Wonder Book
Frederick, MD
Seller Rating: 4.64
Like New Condition..
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
Wonder Book
Frederick, MD
Seller Rating: 4.64
Like New Condition..
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
George Lyon VA
Alexandria, VA
Seller Rating: 4.71
Orlando Reprint Fine trade paperback, ISBN 0156029065
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
HippoBooks-DB
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.52
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
UsedBooks123
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.11
Like new, very light shelf wear, we guarantee all purchases and ship all items via USPS mail.
$2.83
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
Books24Seven
Stoughton, MA
Seller Rating: 4.41
0156029065 9780156029063
$3.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
Fancy Free WV
Huntington, WV
Seller Rating: 4.65
2003 Trade Paperback Like New 8 x 5.3 x 1 inches. Amazon Review The most playful of historical novelists, Umberto Eco has absorbed the real lesson of history: that there is no such thing as the abso ...show morelute truth. In Baudolino, he hands his narrative to an Italian peasant who has managed, through good luck and a clever tongue, to become the adopted son of the Emperor, Frederick Barbarossa, and a minister of his court in the closing years of the 12th century. Baudolino's other gift is for spontaneous but convincing lies, and so his unfolding tale--as recounted in 1204 to a nobleman of Constantinople, while the fires of the Fourth Crusade rage around them--exemplifies the Cretan Liar's Paradox: He can't be believed. Why not, then, make his story as outrageous as possible? In the course of his picaresque tale, Baudolino manages to touch on nearly every major theme, conflict, and boondoggle of the Middle Ages: the Crusades; the troubadours; the legend of the Holy Grail; the rise of the cathedral cities; the posit ...show less
$4.32
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
The BookShop FL
Fort Myers, FL
Seller Rating: 4.72
2003 large sofcover FINE condition, wraps 5 x 8, free of bookplate or names.
$4.32
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
The BookShop FL
Fort Myers, FL
Seller Rating: 4.72
2003 large sofcover FINE condition, wraps 5 x 8, free of bookplate or names.
$5.19
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
Magers&Quinn
Minneapolis, MN
Seller Rating: 4.8
Used Like New. May have minor shelf wear and/or a remainder mark.
Page:   1     2     3     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close