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The dig / John Preston.

Preston, John, 1953- author. (Author).
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  • 12 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Brazil Public Library - Brazil PRESTON (Text) 38160000586428 Second Floor, Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver FIC PRE DIG (Text) 34304000822852 Adult - Fiction Available -
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville F Pre (Text) 32604000221673 DCTPLD AD Fiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC PRESTON, JOHN (Text) 33946003078941 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon FIC PRE (Text) 30653001402155 New Adult Fic Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon F PRE (Text) 34330513026964 Adult - General Fiction Available -
Monon Town and Township Public Library - Monon FIC PRE (Text) 36825000840775 Fiction Available -
North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster PRE Hist. Fic. (Text) 72436000115947 Adult fiction Available -
Peru Public Library - Peru FIC PRESTON J (Text) 53069000444951 ADULT FICTION Available -
South Whitley Community Public Library - South Whitley F PRE (Text) 30402004645679 FICTION Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781590517802
  • ISBN: 1590517806
  • Physical Description: 261 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Other Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: London : Viking, 2007.
Summary, etc.: "In the long, hot summer of 1939, Britain is preparing for war, but on a riverside farm in Suffolk there is excitement of another kind. Mrs. Pretty, the widowed owner of the farm, has had her hunch confirmed that the mounds on her land hold buried treasure. As the dig proceeds, it becomes clear that this is no ordinary find. This fictional recreation of the famed Sutton Hoo dig follows three months of intense activity when locals fought outsiders, professionals thwarted amateurs, and love and rivalry flourished in equal measure. As the war looms ever closer, engraved gold peeks through the soil, and each character searches for answers in the buried treasure. Their threads of love, loss, and aspiration weave a common awareness of the past as something that can never truly be left behind"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Excavations (Archaeology) > England > East Anglia > Fiction.
Landowners > England > East Anglia > Fiction.
Widows > England > East Anglia > Fiction.
Sutton Hoo Ship Burial (England) > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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