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The Resource A precious gift, Rosie Goodwin

A precious gift, Rosie Goodwin

Label
A precious gift
Title
A precious gift
Statement of responsibility
Rosie Goodwin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nuneaton, 1911. Holly Farthing's grandfather has always been strict but when he tries to force Holly to marry a widower twice her age she finally says no. Refusing to support her any longer Gilbert Mason gives Holly an ultimatum - marry Mr Dolby or leave. At just eighteen years old Holly flees to London, bringing her best friend and maid, Ivy, with her.In London, Holly searches for the father she's never met and begins nurse training in the local hospital where she meets the dashing Dr Parkin. Ivy joins the suffragette movement and is soon courted by a wealthy gentleman who Holly worries is too good to be true.When Dr Parkin proposes Holly finally feels like she'll have the family she so longs for. But soon after Holly discovers some news that means they can never be together. Throwing herself into her work Holly volunteers to nurse the soldiers on the front line and so, she heads to France
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Summary
When Holly Farthing's overbearing grandfather tries to force her to marry a dowdy widower twice her age, she finally says no. After he refuses to support her any longer, Holly flees to London, bringing her best friend and maid, Ivy, with her. In the big smoke, Holly searches for the father she's never met and begins nurse training in the local hospital. Supporting the war effort, she heads to France and throws herself into volunteering on the front line.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10819669
Cataloging source
YDX
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Goodwin, Rosie
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Days of the week
Series volume
[6]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Suffragists
  • Nurses
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Nuneaton (England)
  • Great Britain
  • France
Target audience
adult
Label
A precious gift, Rosie Goodwin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes recipe
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
000065914761
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
426 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781785767616
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1089485613
Label
A precious gift, Rosie Goodwin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes recipe
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
000065914761
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
426 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781785767616
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1089485613

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