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Tumbledown Manor / Helen Brown.

Brown, Helen, 1954- (author.).

Available copies

  • 7 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch LPFIC BROWN TUM (Text) 34207002032770 Adult Large Print - Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler LP F BRO (Text) 34044000899326 Adult Fiction Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main LP FIC BRO (Text) 36803000995311 LARGE PRINT Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver LARGE PRINT FIC BRO TUM (Text) 34304000853244 Adult - Large Print Available -
Oxford PL - Oxford LGP BRO (Text) 34045000429139 Large Print Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library LP F BRO (Text) 70621000213986 Adult - Large Print Fiction Available -
Thorntown PL - Thorntown FIC BRO (Text) 30034001240236 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410492586
  • ISBN: 1410492583
  • Physical Description: 471 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016.

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Summary, etc.:
The windows rattle. The roof leaks. Every surface cries out to be stripped, painted, or polished. But for writer Lisa Trumperton, the dilapidated manor house that once belonged to her great-grandfather is far more than the sum of its battered parts. It's the chance for a new start on her own terms. The fact that it's in the Melbourne countryside of her Australian homeland, far from the deceitful ex-husband she just left behind in New York...well, that's a bonus. Lisa sets to work refurbishing Trumperton Manor, assisted by her son, his friends, and a "Gray Army" of retired handymen. But it's not just her ancestral home that's being transformed. As she trades her chic Manhattan clothes for jeans and work boots, Lisa is changing and fortifying her relationships with her family and her sense of self. There are floods, fires, and catastrophes, but there are new allies too, including a one-eyed cat, a stubborn cockatoo, and a rugged landscaper with an irresistible grin. Piece by piece, the house is pushing Lisa beyond her old limits, daring her to embrace something bigger, braver, and more rewarding than she ever dreamed.
Subject: Family secrets > Fiction.
Australia > Fiction.
Genre: Large type books.
Domestic fiction.

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