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The Resource A Long Petal of the Sea

A Long Petal of the Sea

Label
A Long Petal of the Sea
Title
A Long Petal of the Sea
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Summary
September 3, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe.Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life – and the fate of his country – forever changed. Together with his sister-in-law, the pianist Roser, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile.When opportunity to seek refuge arises, they board a ship chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda to Chile, the promised 'long petal of sea and wine and snow'. There, they find themselves enmeshed in a rich web of characters who come together in love and tragedy over the course of four generations, destined to witness the battle between freedom and repression as it plays out across the world.A masterful work of historical fiction that soars from the Spanish Civil War to the rise and fall of Pinochet, A Long Petal of the Sea is Isabel Allende at the height of her powers
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Allende, Isabel
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Historical Fiction
  • Literary Fiction
  • War Fiction
Label
A Long Petal of the Sea
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BORROWBOX:BLM_723120
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781526615923
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
A Long Petal of the Sea
Control code
BORROWBOX:BLM_723120
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781526615923
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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