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The kitchen front : a novel / Jennifer Ryan.

Available copies

  • 4 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Butler PL - Butler LP RYAN (Text) 73174005043410 Adult: Large Print Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood LARGE PRINT Ryan (Text) 36626104217146 2nd Floor New Adult Checked out 05/26/2021
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville LP FIC RYAN, JENNIFER (Text) 33946003643678 New Large Print . 2nd Floor Checked out 05/26/2021
Jay Co PL - Portland LP AF RYAN (Text) 76383000482209 Adult New Shelf, LP AF Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield L.P. FIC Ryan (Text) 31208913227684 new large print Reshelving -
Whiting PL - Whiting HFIC RYA (Text) 51735012101167 Adult department--Large print Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593395745
  • ISBN: 0593395743
  • Physical Description: 565 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, [2021]

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Summary, etc.:
"From the bestselling author of The Chilbury Ladies' Choir comes a new World War II-set story of four women on the home front competing for a spot hosting a BBC wartime cookery program and a chance to better their lives. Two years into World War II, Britain is feeling her losses; the Nazis have won battles, the Blitz has destroyed cities, and U-boats have cut off the supply of food. In an effort to help housewives with food rationing, a BBC radio program called The Kitchen Front is putting on a cooking contest--and the grand prize is a job as the program's first-ever female co-host. For four very different women, winning the contest presents a crucial chance to change their lives. For a young widow, it's a chance to pay off her husband's debts and keep a roof over her children's heads. For a kitchen maid, it's a chance to leave servitude and find freedom. For the lady of the manor, it's a chance to escape her wealthy husband's increasingly hostile behavior. And for a trained chef, it's a chance to challenge the men at the top of her profession. These four women are giving the competition their all--even if that sometimes means bending the rules. But with so much at stake, will the contest that aims to bring the community together serve only to break it apart?"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Great Britain > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Women > Great Britain > Fiction.
Cooking > Competitions > Fiction.
Women household employees > Fiction.
Wives > Fiction.
Widows > Fiction.
Cooks > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > 20th century > Fiction.
FICTION / Historical / World War II.
FICTION / Women.
Genre: Historical fiction.
War fiction.
Large type books.

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