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Dancing at the Victory cafe, Leah Fleming

Label
Dancing at the Victory cafe
Title
Dancing at the Victory cafe
Statement of responsibility
Leah Fleming
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Isobel Morton takes over the cafe in Lichfield's market square, she has big plans. Soon renamed The Victory Cafe, with a menu that delights despite rations, the girls who work at the Vic are swept away by Belle's lust for life. Among the regular customers is a trio of soldiers from the nearby American base and waitress Dorrie Goodman soon befriends them, learning about jazz and romance in the process. But the stifling morality of a Midlands town in the 40s cannot accommodate such a friendship; jealously, hatred and the weight of public disapproval combine to precipitate a tragedy. It is not until many years after the war that friendship and reconciliation can begin to heal the wounds of the past ..
Cataloging source
TSL
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Fleming, Leah
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Man-woman relationships
  • African American soldiers
  • Americans
  • Race relations
  • Restaurants
  • Villages
  • Bars (Drinking establishments)
  • Friendship
  • Americans
  • Lichfield (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Dancing at the Victory cafe, Leah Fleming
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Great Britain by Coronet, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, 1995
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
000058945507
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9781471159121
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)947075372
Label
Dancing at the Victory cafe, Leah Fleming
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Great Britain by Coronet, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, 1995
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
000058945507
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9781471159121
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)947075372

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