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The legacy / a novel by Nevil Shute, pseudonym

Available copies

  • 8 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barton Rees Pogue Mem. PL - Upland F SHU (Text) 76277000004041 Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver FIC SHU LEG (Text) 34304000721276 Adult - Fiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood SHU (Text) 36626100116789 Adult Fiction Available -
Hartford City PL - Hartford City Fiction Shute (Text) 76051000019112 Adult Fiction Available -
Linden Carnegie PL - Linden FIC SHU (Text) 34239000019236 Adult Fiction, Main Library Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) F SHU (Text) 30032000039682 ADULT FICTION Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 308 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Morrow, 1950.

Content descriptions

General Note: First published in book form as A town like Alice, London: William Heinemann, 1950.
Summary, etc.: Nevil Shute's most beloved novel, a tale of love and war, follows its enterprising heroine from the Malayan jungle during World War II to the rugged Australian outback. Jean Paget, a young Englishwoman living in Malaya, is captured by the invading Japanese and forced on a brutal seven-month death march with dozens of other women and children. A few years after the war, Jean is back in England, the nightmare behind her. However, an unexpected inheritance inspires her to return to Malaya to give something back to the villagers who saved her life. Jean travels leads her to a desolate Australian outpost called Willstown, where she finds a challenge that will draw on all the resourcefulness and spirit that carried her through her war-time ordeals.

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