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The Good Pilot, Peter Woodhouse

Label
The Good Pilot, Peter Woodhouse
Title
The Good Pilot, Peter Woodhouse
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Val was working as a land girl when the Americans arrived at the nearby airfield in 1944. Mike, a young American airman, came into her life soon after, and so too did Peter Woodhouse, a dog badly treated on a neighbouring farm and taken in by her aunt.Little persuasion was needed for Mike to take Peter Woodhouse to the airbase and over time he became the mascot of the American squad, flying with them whenever their Mosquitoes took to the skies. When their plane is shot down over Holland both Mike, and Peter Woodhouse are feared lost.But unknown to their loved ones at home, Mike, and Peter Woodhouse survived the crash. Taken in by the Dutch resistance and with the help of Ubi, a German officer, the pair to remain in hiding till the end of the war when they are reunited with Val. We then follow Val, Mike, and Peter Woodhouse as they rebuild a life in England. And Ubi as he returns to Germany at the end of the war and tries to build a new life for himself. His dream is to run a Wall of Death, a circus ring that pitts motorcyclists against gravity as they attempt to stay upright at ever increasing speed
Summary
A heartwarming tale of hope and friendship is set during World War II and traces the intersection of a British farm girl, an American pilot and a German soldier who are brought together by an adorable border collie
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10638486
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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McCall Smith, Alexander
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Romance
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Good Pilot, Peter Woodhouse
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e63a77af-65ee-4929-8280-34eeb12ae740
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780857909862
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Good Pilot, Peter Woodhouse
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e63a77af-65ee-4929-8280-34eeb12ae740
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780857909862
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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