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The Resource The summer before the war : a novel, Helen Simonson, (large print)

The summer before the war : a novel, Helen Simonson, (large print)

Label
The summer before the war : a novel
Title
The summer before the war
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Helen Simonson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
East Sussex, 1914. It is the end of England's brief Edwardian summer, and everyone agrees that the weather has never been so beautiful. Hugh Grange, down from his medical studies, is visiting his Aunt Agatha, who lives with her husband in the small, idyllic coastal town of Rye. Agatha's husband works in the Foreign Office, and she is certain he will ensure that the recent saber rattling over the Balkans won't come to anything. And Agatha has more immediate concerns; she has just risked her carefully built reputation by pushing for the appointment of a woman to replace the Latin master. When Beatrice Nash arrives with one trunk and several large crates of books, it is clear she is significantly more freethinking -- and attractive -- than anyone believes a Latin teacher should be. For her part, mourning the death of her beloved father, who has left her penniless, Beatrice simply wants to be left alone to pursue her teaching and writing. But just as Beatrice comes alive to the beauty of the Sussex landscape and the colorful characters who populate Rye, the perfect summer is about to end. For despite Agatha's reassurances, the unimaginable is coming. Soon the limits of progress, and the old ways, will be tested as this small Sussex town and its inhabitants go to war
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Simonson, Helen
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Authors
  • Women teachers
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Man-woman relationships
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Country life
  • Great Britain
  • East Sussex (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The summer before the war : a novel, Helen Simonson, (large print)
Instantiates
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
689 pages (large print)
Isbn
9780451482112
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780451482112
  • (OCoLC)918875651
Label
The summer before the war : a novel, Helen Simonson, (large print)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
689 pages (large print)
Isbn
9780451482112
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780451482112
  • (OCoLC)918875651

Library Locations

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      1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX, 75067, US
      33.0422012 -97.02392920000001
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