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The Resource The Scent of You

The Scent of You

Label
The Scent of You
Title
The Scent of You
Statement of responsibility
Maggie Alderson
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Language
eng
Summary
On New Year's Eve, Polly Mackay is contemplating her life. She had been happily married with two grown-up children, a thriving business as a perfume blogger, and a glamorous, ageing, ex-model mother who keeps things ... interesting.But when her husband announced that he needed time away from her and promptly vanished, everything she took for granted was thrown into disarray.As Polly grapples with David's disappearance she clings to a few new friends to keep her going. Shirlee, the loud-mouthed yoga student; Guy, the mysterious, infuriating and hugely talented perfumer; and Edward, an old friend from university, who sparks a new sense of possibility ...But while she distracts herself with the heady world of luxury perfume, she can't keep reality at bay forever, and eventually she is forced to confront some difficult truths - about her husband, about herself, and about who she really wants to be
Summary
Polly's life is great. Her children are away at uni, her glamorous mother still modelling at eighty-five is happily settled in a retirement village, and her perfume blog is taking off. Then her husband announces he needs some space and promptly vanishes. As Polly grapples with her bewildering situation, she clings to a few new friends to keep her going Shirlee, the loudmouthed yoga student; Guy, the mysterious, infuriating and hugely talented perfumer; and Edward, an old flame from university. And while she distracts herself with the heady world of luxury perfume, Polly knows she can't keep reality at bay forever. Eventually she is forced to confront some difficult truths: about her husband, herself and who she really wants to be.
Award
Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017
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10563845
Cataloging source
ANL
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Alderson, Maggie
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Contemporary Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Scent of You
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:HCP_385708
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781460705834
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Scent of You
Control code
BORROWBOX:HCP_385708
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781460705834
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
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