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In this grave hour : a novel / Jacqueline Winspear.

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood LARGE PRINT Winspear Maisie Dobbs #13 (Text) 36626103818936 2nd Floor Adult Large Print Available -
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg LP WIN (Text) 39970001398303 LP Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon LP F WIN (Text) 34330513097718 Adult - Large Print Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library LP WIN MAIS #13 (Text) 70743000151771 Large Print Available -
Noble Co PL - Central (Albion) WIN (Text) 38131004106380 NCPLC-Large Print Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780062644299
  • Physical Description: 458 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: First HaraperLuxe edition
  • Publisher: New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]

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Sunday September 3rd 1939. At the moment Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain broadcasts to the nation Britain's declaration of war with Germany, a senior Secret Service agent breaks into Maisie Dobbs' flat to await her return. Dr. Francesca Thomas has an urgent assignment for Maisie: to find the killer of a man who escaped occupied Belgium as a boy, some twenty-three years earlier during the Great War. In a London shadowed by barrage balloons, bomb shelters and the threat of invasion, within days another former Belgian refugee is found murdered. And as Maisie delves deeper into the killings of the dispossessed from the “last war," a new kind of refugee - an evacuee from London - appears in Maisie's life. The little girl billeted at Maisie's home in Kent does not, or cannot, speak, and the authorities do not know who the child belongs to or who might have put her on the “Operation Pied Piper” evacuee train. They know only that her name is Anna. As Maisie's search for the killer escalates, the country braces for what is to come. Britain is approaching its gravest hour - and Maisie could be nearing a crossroads of her own.
Subject: Dobbs, Maisie (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Fiction.
Refugees > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Large type books.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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