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The Resource A Memory of Violets

A Memory of Violets

Label
A Memory of Violets
Title
A Memory of Violets
Statement of responsibility
Hazel Gaynor
Title variation
memory of violets
Title variation remainder
a novel of Londons flower sellers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author of the USA Today and New York Times bestselling novel The Girl Who Came Home has once again created an unforgettable historical novel. Step into the world of Victorian London, where the wealth and poverty exist side by side. This is the story of two long-lost sisters, whose lives take different paths, and the young woman who will be transformed by their experiences.In 1912, twenty-year-old Tilly Harper leaves the peace and beauty of her native Lake District for London, to become assistant housemother at Mr. Shaw's Home for Watercress and Flower Girls. For years, the home has cared for London's flower girls—orphaned and crippled children living on the grimy streets and selling posies of violets and watercress to survive.Soon after she arrives, Tilly discovers a diary written by an orphan named Florrie—a young Irish flower girl who died of a broken heart after she and her sister, Rosie, were separated. Moved by Florrie's pain and all she endured in her brief life, Tilly sets out to discover what happened to Rosie. But the search will not be easy. Full of twists and surprises, it leads the caring and determined young woman into unexpected places, including the depths of her own heart
Summary
"Step into the world of Victorian London, where the wealth and poverty exist side by side. This is the story of two long-lost sisters, whose lives take different paths, and the young woman who will be transformed by their experiences. In 1912, twenty-year-old Tilly Harper leaves the peace and beauty of her native Lake District for London, to become assistant housemother at Mr. Shaw's Home for Watercress and Flower Girls. For years, the home has cared for London's flower girls--orphaned and crippled children living on the grimy streets and selling posies of violets and watercress to survive. Soon after she arrives, Tilly discovers a diary written by an orphan named Florrie--a young Irish flower girl who died of a broken heart after she and her sister, Rosie, were separated. Moved by Florrie's pain and all she endured in her brief life, Tilly sets out to discover what happened to Rosie. But the search will not be easy. Full of twists and surprises, it leads the caring and determined young woman into unexpected places, including the depths of her own heart."--Publisher's website
Writing style
Character
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10401426
Cataloging source
BT
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Gaynor, Hazel
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
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a novel of London's flower sellers
Label
A Memory of Violets
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:5a119698-b24a-49bc-aaa8-2a24abfe19b4
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062316905
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
A Memory of Violets
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:5a119698-b24a-49bc-aaa8-2a24abfe19b4
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062316905
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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