Maisie dobbs : Maisie Dobbs Series, Book 1. / Jacqueline Winspear.
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- ISBN: 9781569477229 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2003.
10th Anniversary Edition with a special Afterword by the authorMaisie Dobbs got her start as a maid in an aristocratic London household when she was thirteen. Her employer, suffragette Lady Rowan Compton, soon became her patron, taking the remarkably bright youngster under her wing. Lady Rowan's friend, Maurice Blanche, often retained as an investigator by the European elite, recognized Maisie's intuitive gifts and helped her earn admission to the prestigious Girton College in Cambridge, where Maisie planned to complete her education.The outbreak of war changed everything. Maisie trained as a nurse, then left for France to serve at the Front, where she found--and lost--an important part of herself. Ten years after the Armistice, in the spring of 1929, Maisie sets out on her own as a private investigator, one who has learned that coincidences are meaningful, and truth elusive. Her very first case involves suspected infidelity but reveals something very...
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Text Difficulty 5
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
6.3 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Soho Crime, 2003. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1374 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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