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The Resource The victory garden, Rhys Bowen, (text large print)

The victory garden, Rhys Bowen, (text large print)

Label
The victory garden
Title
The victory garden
Statement of responsibility
Rhys Bowen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As the Great War continues to take its toll, headstrong twenty-one-year-old Emily Bryce is determined to contribute to the war effort. She is convinced by a cheeky and handsome Australian pilot that she can do more, and it is not long before she falls in love with him and accepts his proposal of marriage. When he is sent back to the front, Emily volunteers as a "land girl," tending to the neglected grounds of a large Devonshire estate. It's here that Emily discovers the long-forgotten journals of a medicine woman who devoted her life to her herbal garden. The journals inspire Emily, and in the wake of devastating news, they are her saving grace. Emily's lover has not only died a hero but has left her terrified--and with child. Since no one knows that Emily was never married, she adopts the charade of a war widow. As Emily learns more about the volatile power of healing with herbs, the found journals will bring her to the brink of disaster, but may open a path to her destiny
Summary
Engaged to an Australian pilot during World War I, Emily volunteers to tend the neglected grounds of a Devonshire estate where she finds inspiration and support in an herbalist's long-forgotten journals
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10754971
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bowen, Rhys
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6052.O848
LC item number
V53 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Victory gardens
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Pregnancy
  • Devon (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The victory garden, Rhys Bowen, (text large print)
Instantiates
Publication
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.
  • Center Point Large Print edition.
Extent
479 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781643581439
Lccn
2018061713
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • on1081367480
  • (OCoLC)1081367480
Label
The victory garden, Rhys Bowen, (text large print)
Publication
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.
  • Center Point Large Print edition.
Extent
479 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781643581439
Lccn
2018061713
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • on1081367480
  • (OCoLC)1081367480

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