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The mermaid and Mrs. Hancock : a history in three volumes / written by Imogen Hermes Gowar.

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  • 36 of 48 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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2 current holds with 48 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch FIC GOWAR MER (Text) 34207002188713 Adult Fiction Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch FIC GOWAR MER (Text) 34207002188861 Adult Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler F GOW (Text) 34044000957041 Adult Fiction Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown FIC GOWAR (Text) 79361000110087 Adult Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler FIC GOWAR (Text) 73174005036923 Adult: Fiction Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City F Gow (Text) 76893000267263 Adult Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC GOWAR (Text) 33118000184533 Adult: New Book Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville F GOWAR (Text) 78321000028153 Adult Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver FIC GOWAR MER (Text) 34304000915260 Adult - Fiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza F GOWAR imogen Mermaid (Text) 840191002527970 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780062859952
  • ISBN: 0062859951
  • Physical Description: v, 487 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2018.

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One September evening in 1785, Jonah Hancock hears an urgent knocking on his front door near the docks of London. The captain of one of Jonah's trading vessels is waiting eagerly on the front step, bearing shocking news. On a voyage to the Far East, he sold Jonah's ship for something rare and far more precious: a mermaid. Jonah is stunned - the object the captain presents him is brown and wizened, as small as an infant, with vicious teeth and claws, and a torso that ends in the tail of a fish. It is also dead. As gossip spreads through the docks, coffee shops, parlors and brothels, all of London is curious to see this marvel in Jonah Hancock's possession. Thrust from his ordinary existence, somber Jonah finds himself moving from the city's seedy underbelly to the finest drawing rooms of high society. At an opulent party, he makes the acquaintance of the coquettish Angelica Neal, the most desirable woman he has ever laid eyes on - and a shrewd courtesan of great accomplishment. This meeting sparks a perilous liaison that steers both their lives onto a dangerous new course as they come to realize that priceless things often come at the greatest cost.
Subject: Ship captains > Fiction.
Seafaring life > Fiction.
Mermaids > Fiction.
Courtesans > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Voyages and travels > Fiction.
London (England) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Humorous stories.
Romance fiction.

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