The Resource As bright as heaven, Susan Meissner

As bright as heaven, Susan Meissner

Label
As bright as heaven
Title
As bright as heaven
Statement of responsibility
Susan Meissner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In 1918, Philadelphia was a city teeming with promise. Even as its young men went off to fight in the Great War, there were opportunities for a fresh start on its cobblestone streets. Into this bustling town, came Pauline Bright and her husband, filled with hope that they could now give their three daughters--Evelyn, Maggie, and Willa--a chance at a better life. Their dreams are short-lived. Just months after they arrive, the Spanish Flu reaches the shores of America. As the pandemic claims more than twelve thousand victims in their adopted city, they find their lives left with a world that looks nothing like the one they knew. But even as they lose loved ones, they take in a baby orphaned by the disease who becomes their single source of hope."--Provided by publisher
Member of
Summary
Presents a tale set in 1918 Philadelphia during the Spanish flu epidemic and traces the experiences of a family reeling from the losses of loved ones and changes in their adopted city, a situation that is further shaped by their decision to take in an orphaned infant
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10619957
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meissner, Susan
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
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  • Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Philadelphia, (Pa.)
Target audience
adult
Label
As bright as heaven, Susan Meissner
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
613 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432850159
Isbn Type
(hbk. : lg. print)
Lccn
2017059186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1019836522
Label
As bright as heaven, Susan Meissner
Publication
Copyright
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
613 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432850159
Isbn Type
(hbk. : lg. print)
Lccn
2017059186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1019836522

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