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The beekeeper's daughter, Santa Montefiore

Label
The beekeeper's daughter
Title
The beekeeper's daughter
Statement of responsibility
Santa Montefiore
Title variation
beekeepers daughter
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
England, 1932: Grace Hamblin is growing up in a rural idyll. The beekeeper's daughter, she knows her place and her future - that is until her father dies and leaves her alone. Alone, that is, except for one man who she just can't shake from her thoughts... Massachusetts, 1973: Grace's daughter Trixie Valentine is in love with an unsuitable boy. He's wild and romantic, and in a band that might be going somewhere. But when tragedy strikes and he has to go home to England, he promises to come back to Trixie one day, if only she will wait for him. Both mother and daughter are searching for love and happiness, unaware of the secrets that bind them. To find what they are longing for they must confront the secrets of the past, and unravel the lies told long ago..
Summary
"From the #1 internationally bestselling author, her first book set in America, the story of a mother and daughter searching for love and happiness, unaware of the secrets that bind them. To find what they are longing for they must confront the past, andunravel the lies told long ago. England, 1932: Grace Hamblin is growing up on the beautiful estate of the Marquess and Marchioness of Penselwood. The beekeeper's daughter, she knows her place and what the future holds--that is until her father dies. Herchildhood friend Freddie has recently become her lover, and she is thankful when they are able to marry and take over her father's duties. But there is another man who she just can't shake from her thoughts... Massachusetts, 1973: Grace's daughter Trixie Valentine is in love with an unsuitable young man. Jasper Duncliffe is wild and romantic, and in a band that might hit it big. But when his brother dies and he is called home to England, Jasper promises to come back for Trixie one day, if only she will wait for him. Grace thinks that Trixie is surely abandoned and tries to support her daughter, but Trixie brushes off her mother's advice and comfort. She is confident that Jasper's love for her was real... Set on a fictional island off the coast of Massachusetts with charming architecture, beautiful landscape, and quirky islanders, The Beekeeper's Daughter is "a multigenerational banquet of love...one of the most engrossing reads of my year" (Elin Hilderbrand)"--
Storyline
Writing style
Character
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10409876
Cataloging source
DLC
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1970-
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Montefiore, Santa
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Mothers and daughters
  • Families
  • Family secrets
Target audience
adult
Label
The beekeeper's daughter, Santa Montefiore
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
18313024
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
389 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781471139123
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Label
The beekeeper's daughter, Santa Montefiore
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
18313024
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
389 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781471139123
Isbn Type
(paperback)

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