The Resource The gown : a novel of the royal wedding, Jennifer Robson

The gown : a novel of the royal wedding, Jennifer Robson

Label
The gown : a novel of the royal wedding
Title
The gown
Title remainder
a novel of the royal wedding
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Robson
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
London, 1947: Besieged by the harshest winter in living memory, burdened by onerous shortages and rationing, the people of postwar Britain are enduring lives of quiet desperation despite their nation's recent victory. Among them are Ann Hughes and Miriam Dassin, embroiderers at the famed Mayfair fashion house of Norman Hartnell. Together they forge an unlikely friendship, but their nascent hopes for a brighter future are tested when they are chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime honor: taking part in the creation of Princess Elizabeth's wedding gown. Toronto, 2016: Heather Mackenzie seeks to unravel the mystery of a set of embroidered flowers, a legacy from her late grandmother. How did her beloved Nan come to possess the priceless embroideries, so similar to the exquisite motifs that embellished the stunning gown worn by Queen Elizabeth II at her wedding more than sixty years before?
Summary
When Heather Mackenzie discovers that the embroidered flowers among her grandmother's possessions are the same pattern from Queen Elizabeth II's wedding gown, she sets out to discover why they were in her possession.
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
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10746077
Cataloging source
TOH
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1970-
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Robson, Jennifer
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Elizabeth
  • Wedding costume
  • Women dressmakers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
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a novel of the royal wedding
Label
The gown : a novel of the royal wedding, Jennifer Robson
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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
First HarperLuxe edition. Large print edition.
Extent
516 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062887887
Isbn Type
(softcover : lg. print)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
HISTORICAL FICTION
System control number
(OCoLC)1077269390
Label
The gown : a novel of the royal wedding, Jennifer Robson
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
First HarperLuxe edition. Large print edition.
Extent
516 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062887887
Isbn Type
(softcover : lg. print)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
HISTORICAL FICTION
System control number
(OCoLC)1077269390

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