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The Resource Four respectable ladies seek part-time husband, Barbara Toner

Four respectable ladies seek part-time husband, Barbara Toner

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Four respectable ladies seek part-time husband
Title
Four respectable ladies seek part-time husband
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Toner
Title variation
4 respectable ladies seek part-time husband
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'When Adelaide Nightingale, Louisa Worthington, Maggie O'Connell and Pearl McCleary threw caution to the winds in the most brazen way imaginable, disgrace was inevitable.' It's September 1919. The war is over, and everyone who was going to die from the flu has done so. But there's a shortage of husbands and women in strife will flounder without a male to act on their behalf. And in the southern NSW town of Prospect, four ladies bereft of men have problems that threaten to overwhelm them. Beautiful Louisa Worthington, whose dashing husband died for King and Country, is being ruined by the debts he left behind. Young Maggie O'Connell, who lost her mother in childbirth and her father to a redhead, is raising her two wayward brothers and fighting for land she can't prove is hers. Adelaide Nightingale has a husband, but he's returned from the war in a rage and is refusing to tackle the thieving manager of their famous family store. Pearl McCleary, Adelaide's new housekeeper, must find her missing fiance.. before it's too late and someone dies. Thank God these desperate ladies have a solution- a part-time husband who will rescue them all. To find him, they'll advertise. To afford him, they'll share ..
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10614158
Cataloging source
ANL
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1948-
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Toner, Barbara
Dewey number
823.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Man-woman relationships
  • Country life
  • Polygamy
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Prospect (N.S.W.)
  • New South Wales
Target audience
general
Label
Four respectable ladies seek part-time husband, Barbara Toner
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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
000060666099
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9780143787556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1002109616
Label
Four respectable ladies seek part-time husband, Barbara Toner
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
000060666099
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9780143787556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1002109616

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