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The summer before the war / Helen Simonson.

Simonson, Helen, author. (Author). Hardingham, Fiona, narrator. (Added Author).
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  • 5 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Memorial Public Library - Batesville CD-BOOK F SIMONSON H. (Text) 34706001509688 CD Books Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch CD FIC SIMONSON, HELEN (Text) 33946003073694 Fiction Audiobooks . 2nd Floor Checked out 12/20/2016
Melton Public Library - Melton A CD FIC SIM (Text) 79591000086709 Adult - Book on CD Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville CDB FIC SIM (Text) 37323005254662 MEDIA Available -
North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster ABCD SIM Hist. Fic. (Text) 72436000115810 Audiobooks Available -
Seymour Main Library BOCD FIC SIMONSON (Text) 37500004339590 Audiobooks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101888599
  • ISBN: 1101888598
  • Physical Description: 13 audio discs (approximately 16 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Westminster, MD] : Books on Tape ; [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Fiona Hardingham.
Summary, etc.: Bestselling author Helen Simonson returns with a splendid historical novel full of the same wit, romance, and insight into the manners and morals of small-town British life as her beloved "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand." It's the summer of 1914 and life in the sleepy village of Rye, England is about to take an interesting turn. Agatha Kent is expecting an unusual candidate to be the school's Latin teacher: Beatrice Nash, a young woman of good breeding in search of a position after the death of her father. Agatha's nephews, meanwhile, have come to spend the summer months, as always, both with dreams of their own. When Hugh is sent to pick up Beatrice from the train station - life, of course, changes. Here, these characters and others we come to love and root for become characters we hope and pray for when the shadow of the Great War looms ever closer to home.
Subject: Authors > Fiction.
Women teachers > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
World War, 1914-1918 > England > Fiction.
Country life > England > Fiction.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Historical fiction.

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