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  • 18 of 30 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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3 current holds with 30 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch FIC WALTERS LAS (Text) 34207002178110 Adult Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler F WAL (Text) 34044000951846 Adult Fiction Checked out 09/06/2018
Butler PL - Butler FIC WALTER Black 1 (Text) 73174005036582 Adult: Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC WALTERS (Text) 33118000184484 Adult: New Book Checked out 08/28/2018
Clinton PL - Clinton WAL (BLACK #1) (Text) 36806002088613 NEW ITEMS Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver FIC WALTERS LAS 1 (Text) 34304000905756 Adult - Fiction Available -
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora FIC WAL (Text) 50825010745734 Fiction Reshelving -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood FICTION Walters Black Death #1 (Text) 36626103965885 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown FICTION WALT (Text) 39213000837561 New Adult Books Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch FIC.c Walters, Minette (Text) 78294000268498 New Adult Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780778369318
  • ISBN: 0778369315
  • Physical Description: 536 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Mira, [2018]

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General Note:
Series information from Fantastic Fiction.
Series information from Goodreads.
Summary, etc.:
When the Black Death enters England through the port of Melcombe in Dorseteshire in June 1348, no one knows what manner of sickness it is or how it spreads and kills so quickly. The Church cites God as the cause, and religious fear grips the people as they come to believe that the plague is a punishment for wickedness. But Lady Anne of Develish has her own ideas. Educated by nuns, Anne is a rarity among women, being both literate and knowledgeable. With her brutal husband absent from Develish when news of this pestilence reaches her, she takes the decision to look for more sensible ways to protect her people than daily confessions of sin. Well-versed in the importance of isolating the sick from the well, she withdraws her people inside the moat that surrounds her manor house and refuses entry even to her husband. She makes an enemy of her daughter and her husband's steward by doing so, but her resolve is strengthened by the support of her leading serfs ... until food stocks run low and the nerves of all are tested by continued confinement and ignorance of what is happening in the world outside. The people of Develish are alive. But for how long? And what will they discover when the time comes for them to cross the moat?
Subject: Upper class > Fiction.
Plague > Fiction.
Black Death > Fiction.
Quarantine > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Upper class.
Great Britain > History > 14th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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