Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Available copies

  • 10 of 18 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 18 total copies.

Series Information

Thondike Press large print basic series.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola LP FIC CHEVALIER T (Text) 33118000191887 Adult: Large Print New Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza LP F CHEVALIER tracy Single (Text) 840191002782748 Auburn Plaza - New Large Print In process -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville LGPT CHE (Text) 39230032000869 Adult Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library LPF CHE (Text) 33187004593113 Large Print Fiction Checked out 01/02/2020
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown LG PRINT FICTION CHEV (Text) 39213000868756 Large Print Available -
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg LP CHE (Text) 39970001454965 LP Available -
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch LARGE.PRINT FICTION CHEVALIER (Text) 37516002052556 Adult New Book Shelf-Fiction Checked out 12/13/2019
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW LP CHE (Text) 70743000172011 Large Print Checked out 12/30/2019
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello LP CHEVALIER (Text) 37743002335047 Adult New Book Shelf Checked out 12/26/2019
Mooresville PL - Mooresville LP FIC CHE (Text) 37323005456176 NEW-BKS Checked out 12/26/2019
Next 10 »

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432870317
  • ISBN: 1432870319
  • Physical Description: 473 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage company, 2019.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
1932. After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fiancé, Violet Speedwell has become a "surplus woman," one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men. Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered mother. After countless meals of boiled eggs and dry toast, she saves enough to move out of her mother's place and into the town of Winchester, home to one of England's grandest cathedrals. There, Violet is drawn into a society of broderers--women who embroider kneelers for the Cathedral, carrying on a centuries-long tradition of bringing comfort to worshippers. Violet finds support and community in the group, fulfillment in the work they create, and even a growing friendship with the vivacious Gilda. But when forces threaten her new independence and another war appears on the horizon, Violet must fight to put down roots in a place where women aren't expected to grow.
Subject: Single women > England > Fiction.
Grief > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Needleworkers > England > Fiction.
Self-realization in women > Fiction.
Nineteen thirties > Fiction.
Needleworkers > Fiction.
Women > England > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Lesbians > Fiction.
Large type books.
FICTION / Historical / General.
FICTION / Women.
FICTION / Literary.
Winchester (England) > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > George V, 1910-1936 > Fiction.
Winchester (England) > Social life and customs > 20th century > Fiction.
Single women > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Large type books.

Additional Resources