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The Resource Napoleon's last island, Thomas Keneally

Napoleon's last island, Thomas Keneally

Label
Napoleon's last island
Title
Napoleon's last island
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Keneally
Title variation
Napoleons last island
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Betsy Balcombe as a young woman lived with her family on St Helena. They befriended, served and were ruined by their relationship with Napoleon. To redeem the family's fortunes William Balcombe, Betsy's father, betrays Napoleon and accepts a job as the colonial treasurer of NSW, bringing his family with him. William never recovers from the ups and downs of association with Napoleon. His family however flourish in Australia and remain renowned pastoralists in Victoria
Summary
A spirited British girl forges an unexpected bond with Napoleon Bonaparte during his exile on the island of Saint Helena during the final years of his life, a relationship that has devastating consequences for her family
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10491219
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keneally, Thomas
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.K46
LC item number
N37 2016b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print basic
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Napoleon
  • Abell, Lucia Elizabeth Balcombe
  • Napoleon
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Families
  • British
  • Friendship
  • Families
  • Exile (Punishment)
  • Saint Helena
Target audience
adult
Label
Napoleon's last island, Thomas Keneally
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 7-13)
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
000058638745
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
685 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410495914
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016042555
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)969091258
Label
Napoleon's last island, Thomas Keneally
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 7-13)
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
000058638745
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
685 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410495914
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016042555
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)969091258

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