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The Resource The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Label
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Title
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Statement of responsibility
Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
London, 1946: writer Juliet Ashton receives a letter from a stranger, a founding member of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. And so begins a remarkable tale of Guernsey during the German occupation, and about a society as extraordinary as its name
Summary
In 1946, writer Juliet Ashton finds inspiration for her next book in her correspondence with a native of Guernsey, who tells her about the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a book club born as an alibi during German occupation
Storyline
Tone
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Character
Award
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Best Indie Buzz Book, 2009.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
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265519
Cataloging source
DLC
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Shaffer, Mary Ann
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Barrows, Annie
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True
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  • Women authors
  • Book clubs (Discussion groups)
  • England
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
327 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781602852693
Isbn Type
(library binding)
Lccn
2008015477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)220101721
  • ocn220101721
  • OCoLC
Label
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
327 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781602852693
Isbn Type
(library binding)
Lccn
2008015477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)220101721
  • ocn220101721
  • OCoLC

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