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The Resource The dressmaker's war, Mary Chamberlain, (text large print)

The dressmaker's war, Mary Chamberlain, (text large print)

Label
The dressmaker's war
Title
The dressmaker's war
Statement of responsibility
Mary Chamberlain
Title variation
dressmakers war
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In London, 1939, Ada Vaughan is a young woman with an unusual dressmaking skill, and dreams of a better life for herself. That life seems to arrive when Stanislaus, an Austrian aristocrat, sweeps Ada off her feet and brings her to Paris. When war breaks out, Stanislaus vanishes, and Ada is taken prisoner by the Germans, she must do everything she can to survive: by becoming dressmaker to the Nazi wives. Abandoned and alone as war rages, the choices Ada makes will come to back to haunt her years later, as the truth of her experience is twisted and distorted after the war." --
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Summary
"In London, 1939, Ada Vaughan is a young woman with an unusual dressmaking skill, and dreams of a better life for herself. That life seems to arrive when Stanislaus, an Austrian aristocrat, sweeps Ada off her feet and brings her to Paris. When war breaksout, Stanislaus vanishes, and Ada is taken prisoner by the Germans, she must do everything she can to survive: by becoming dressmaker to the Nazi wives. Abandoned and alone as war rages, the choices Ada makes will come to back to haunt her years later, as the truth of her experience is twisted and distorted after the war. From glamorous London hotels and Parisian cafes to the desperation of wartime Germany, here is a mesmerizing, richly textured historical novel, a story of heartbreak, survival and ambition, of the nature of truth, and the untold story of what happens to women during war" --
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Character
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10457263
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chamberlain, Mary
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6103.H356
LC item number
D74 2016b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print historical fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women dressmakers
  • Women
  • Dachau (Concentration camp)
  • Concentration camps
  • Women in war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Label
The dressmaker's war, Mary Chamberlain, (text large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
497 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410486714
Lccn
2015044717
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • 928110371
  • (OCoLC)928110371
Label
The dressmaker's war, Mary Chamberlain, (text large print)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
497 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410486714
Lccn
2015044717
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • 928110371
  • (OCoLC)928110371

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