The Resource Before the war, Fay Weldon

Before the war, Fay Weldon

Label
Before the war
Title
Before the war
Statement of responsibility
Fay Weldon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"1922. Vivien is twenty-four and a spinster. She wears fashionably droopy clothes, but she is plain and--almost worse--intelligent. At nearly six feet tall, she is known unkindly by her family as "the giantess." Fortunately, Vivien is rich, so she can travel to London and bribe a charismatic gentleman publisher to marry her. What he does not know is that Vivien is pregnant with another man's child and will die in childbirth in just a few months... Fay Weldon, with one eye on the present and one on the past, offers Vivien's fate, along with that of London between World War I and World War II. This is a city fizzing with change, full of flat-chested flappers, shell-shocked soldiers, and aristocrats clinging onto the past. Inventive, warm, playful, and full of Weldon's trademark ironic edge, Before the War is a spellbinding novel from one of the best writers of our time"--
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Cataloging source
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Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Before the war, Fay Weldon
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Before the war, Fay Weldon
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Carrier category
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Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Edition
First U.S. Edition.
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9781250121233
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016044921
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (SKY)sky283766133
  • 1259748

Library Locations

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