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The Resource The ship of brides, JoJo Moyes

The ship of brides, JoJo Moyes

Label
The ship of brides
Title
The ship of brides
Statement of responsibility
JoJo Moyes
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"World War II has ended and all over the world, young women are beginning to fulfill the promises made to the men they wed in wartime. In Sydney, Australia, four women join 650 other war brides on an extraordinary voyage to England--aboard HMS Victoria, which still carries not just arms and aircraft but a thousand naval officers. Rules are strictly enforced, from the aircraft carrier's captain down to the lowliest young deckhand. But the men and the brides will find their lives intertwined despite the Navy's ironclad sanctions. And for Frances Mackenzie, the complicated young woman whose past comes back to haunt her far from home, the journey will change her life in ways she never could have predicted--forever"-- Provided by publisher
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Summary
"From the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You and One Plus One, in an earlier work available in the U.S. for the first time, a post-WWII story of the war brides who crossed the seas by the thousands to face their unknown futures. 1946. World War II has ended and all over the world, young women are beginning to fulfill the promises made to the men they wed in wartime. In Sydney, Australia, four women join 650 other war brides on an extraordinary voyage to England-aboard HMS Victoria, whichstill carries not just arms and aircraft but a thousand naval officers. Rules are strictly enforced, from the aircraft carrier's captain down to the lowliest young deckhand. But the men and the brides will find their lives intertwined despite the Navy's ironclad sanctions. And for Frances Mackenzie, the complicated young woman whose past comes back to haunt her far from home, the journey will change her life in ways she never could have predicted - forever"--
Theme
Storyline
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Character
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LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10359134
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
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Moyes, Jojo
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6113.O94
LC item number
S55 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War brides
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
The ship of brides, JoJo Moyes
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21051531
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
669 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410477170
Lccn
2014048510
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781410477170
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn898161702
  • (OCoLC)898161702
Label
The ship of brides, JoJo Moyes
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21051531
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
669 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410477170
Lccn
2014048510
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781410477170
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn898161702
  • (OCoLC)898161702

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