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The Resource The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

Label
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Title
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Statement of responsibility
Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As London is emerging from the shadow of World War II, writer Juliet Ashton discovers her next subject in a book club on Guernsey--a club born as a spur-of-the-moment alibi after its members are discovered breaking curfew by the Germans occupying their island
Summary
In 1946, writer Juliet Ashton finds inspiration for her next book in her correspondence with a native of Guernsey, who tells her about the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a book club born as an alibi during German occupation
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Best Indie Buzz Book, 2009.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
265519
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shaffer, Mary Ann
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.H3365
LC item number
G84 2008
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Barrows, Annie
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women authors
  • Book clubs (Discussion groups)
  • London (England)
  • Guernsey
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
Link
https://bfgb.wordpress.com/2009/03/30/the-guernsey-literary-and-potato-peel-pie-society-by-mary-ann-shaffer-and-annie-barrows/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780385341004
Lccn
2007047869
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 191089812
  • (OCoLC)191089812
Label
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
Link
https://bfgb.wordpress.com/2009/03/30/the-guernsey-literary-and-potato-peel-pie-society-by-mary-ann-shaffer-and-annie-barrows/
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
277 pages
Isbn
9780385341004
Lccn
2007047869
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 191089812
  • (OCoLC)191089812

Library Locations

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      7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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      515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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