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Leopard at the door, Jennifer McVeigh

Label
Leopard at the door
Title
Leopard at the door
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer McVeigh
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in Kenya against the fading backdrop of the British Empire, a story of self-discovery, betrayal, and an impossible love. After six years in England, Rachel has returned to Kenya and the farm where she spent her childhood, but the beloved home she'd longed for is much changed. Her father's new companion -- a strange, intolerant woman -- has taken over the household. The political climate in the country grows more unsettled by the day and is approaching the boiling point. And looming over them all is the threat of the Mau Mau, a secret society intent on uniting the native Kenyans and overthrowing the whites. As Rachel struggles to find her place in her home and her country, she initiates a covert relationship, one that will demand from her a gross act of betrayal. One man knows her secret, and he has made it clear how she can buy his silence. But she knows something of her own, something she has never told anyone. And her knowledge brings her power
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
NLE
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McVeigh, Jennifer
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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  • Kenyans
  • Extortion
  • Homecoming
  • Families
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Women
  • British
  • Secrecy
  • Kenya
Target audience
adult
Label
Leopard at the door, Jennifer McVeigh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A forbidden love. A country torn by war. An impossible choice"--Cover
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
000060641061
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
331 pages
Isbn
9780241247617
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)999621360
Label
Leopard at the door, Jennifer McVeigh
Publication
Note
"A forbidden love. A country torn by war. An impossible choice"--Cover
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
000060641061
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
331 pages
Isbn
9780241247617
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)999621360

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