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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."--
Summary
An unfashionable and intelligent spinster in the 1920s gets married to a charismatic gentleman while hiding the secret that she will die in childbirth after bearing another man's baby
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
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10549439
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
Before the war, Fay Weldon
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
22 cm
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
Note
HISTORICAL FICTION
System control number
(OCoLC)947146373
Label
Before the war, Fay Weldon
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
22 cm
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
Note
HISTORICAL FICTION
System control number
(OCoLC)947146373

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