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Radio girls / Sarah-Jane Stratford.

Stratford, Sarah Jane, author. (Author).
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  • 9 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 14 total copies.

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Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews F STR (Text) 73351000050706 Adult Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler F STR (Text) 34044000893782 Adult Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler FIC STRATF (Text) 73174005028269 Adult: Fiction Checked out 03/09/2017
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville F STRATFORD (Text) 78321000025526 Adult Fiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch FIC.c Stratford, Sarah (Text) 78294000258944 Adult Fiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library FIC STRATFOR (Text) 37500004208274 Fiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland AF STRAT (Text) 76383000442615 Adult Fiction Available -
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon FIC STR (Text) 30653001400449 Adult Fiction Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library F STR (Text) 30477100943855 Adult: Display Checked out 03/14/2017
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC STR (Text) 37323005268993 FICTION On holds shelf -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780451475565
  • ISBN: 0451475569
  • Physical Description: 367 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York City : New American Library, 2016.

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Summary, etc.: "The Great War is over, and change is in the air, in this novel that brings to life the exciting days of early British radio...and one woman who finds her voice while working alongside the brilliant women and men of the BBC. London, 1926. American-raised Maisie Musgrave is thrilled to land a job as a secretary at the upstart British Broadcasting Corporation, whose use of radio--still new, strange, and electrifying--is captivating the nation. But the hectic pace, smart young staff, and intimidating bosses only add to Maisie's insecurity. Soon, she is seduced by the work--gaining confidence as she arranges broadcasts by the most famous writers, scientists, and politicians in Britain. She is also caught up in a growing conflict between her two bosses, John Reith, the formidable Director-General of the BBC, and Hilda Matheson, the extraordinary director of the hugely popular Talks programming, who each have very different visions of what radio should be. Under Hilda's tutelage, Maisie discovers her talent, passion, and ambition. But when she unearths a shocking conspiracy, she and Hilda join forces to make their voices heard both on and off the air...and then face the dangerous consequences of telling the truth for a living. READERS GUIDE INCLUDED"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: British Broadcasting Corporation > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Radio broadcasting > Great Britain > History > 20th century > Fiction.
FICTION / Historical.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Biographical.

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