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The Resource Only Time Will Tell

Only Time Will Tell

Label
Only Time Will Tell
Title
Only Time Will Tell
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Archer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the internationally bestselling author of Kane and Abel and A Prisoner of Birth comes Only Time Will Tell, the first in an ambitious new series that tells the story of one family across generations, across oceans, from heartbreak to triumph.The epic tale of Harry Clifton's life begins in 1920, with the words "I was told that my father was killed in the war." A dock worker in Bristol, Harry never knew his father, but he learns about life on the docks from his uncle, who expects Harry to join him at the shipyard once he's left school. But then an unexpected gift wins him a scholarship to an exclusive boys' school, and his life will never be the same again.As he enters into adulthood, Harry finally learns how his father really died, but the awful truth only leads him to question, was he even his father? Is he the son of Arthur Clifton, a stevedore who spent his whole life on the docks, or the firstborn son of a scion of West Country society, whose family owns a shipping line?This introductory novel in Archer's ambitious series The Clifton Chronicles includes a cast of colorful characters and takes us from the ravages of the Great War to the outbreak of the Second World War, when Harry must decide whether to take up a place at Oxford or join the navy and go to war with Hitler's Germany. From the docks of working-class England to the bustling streets of 1940 New York City, Only Time Will Tell takes readers on a journey through to future volumes, which will bring to life one hundred years of recent history to reveal a family story that neither the reader nor Harry Clifton himself could ever have imagined
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The epic tale of Harry Clifton's life begins in 1920, with the chilling words, 'I was told that my father was killed in the war'. But it will be another 20 years before Harry discovers how his father really died, which will only lead him to question: who was his father? Is he the son of Arthur Clifton, a stevedore who worked in Bristol docks, or the firstborn son of a scion of West Country society, whose family owns a shipping line? Volume one of the Clifton Chronicles takes us from the ravages of the Great War to the outbreak of the Second World War when Harry must decide whether to take up a place at Oxford or join the navy and go to war with Hitler's Germany.
Storyline
Pace
Writing style
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10005264
Cataloging source
BT
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1940-
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Archer, Jeffrey
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Clifton Chronicles
Series volume
0001
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  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Only Time Will Tell
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Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781429984379
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Only Time Will Tell
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781429984379
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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