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The Resource The house at Riverton : a novel, Kate Morton

The house at Riverton : a novel, Kate Morton

Label
The house at Riverton : a novel
Title
The house at Riverton
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kate Morton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the summer of 1924 : on the eve of a glittering Society Party, by the lake of a grand English country house, a young poet takes his life. The only witnesses, sisters Hannah and Emmeline Hartford, will never speak to each other again
Member of
Summary
Living out her final days in a nursing home, ninety-eight-year-old Grace remembers the secrets surrounding the 1924 suicide of a young poet during a glittering society party hosted by Grace's English aristocrat employers, a family that is shattered by war
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Australian Book Industry Awards, General Fiction Book of the Year, 2007.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
242379
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morton, Kate
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.4.M74
LC item number
S55 2008
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women household employees
  • Reminiscing in old age
  • Upper class families
  • Poets
  • Great Britain
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
The house at Riverton : a novel, Kate Morton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Australia in 2006 as The Shifting Fog by Allen & Unwin"--Title page verso
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 Atria Books trade paperback edition.
Extent
473 pages
Isbn
9781416550532
Lccn
2008007023
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
System control number
  • 166373313
  • (OCoLC)166373313
Label
The house at Riverton : a novel, Kate Morton
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Australia in 2006 as The Shifting Fog by Allen & Unwin"--Title page verso
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 Atria Books trade paperback edition.
Extent
473 pages
Isbn
9781416550532
Lccn
2008007023
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
System control number
  • 166373313
  • (OCoLC)166373313

Library Locations

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