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The Resource The day they shot Edward, Wendy Scarfe

The day they shot Edward, Wendy Scarfe

Label
The day they shot Edward
Title
The day they shot Edward
Statement of responsibility
Wendy Scarfe
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is 1916. The Australian community is riven over a referendum to conscript more troops for the killing fields of Europe. Nine-year-old Matthew's family, divided politically and sinking into poverty, reflects the social conflict. Handsome, generous Edward is at the centre of the family friction. Gran hates the war as Edward does, Mother flirts with him to escape the misery of her marriage, and young Matthew adores him. As patriotic frenzy takes hold, police informers spy on Edward and track his anti-conscription activities. Sabotage and anarchism are meaningless words to Matthew. Absorbed in childhood fantasies, he is unaware that he too is helping draw the net around Edward. It is left to Matthew's German headmaster to teach him that, like music, people grow with love
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638311
Cataloging source
SSL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Scarfe, Wendy
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.S28
LC item number
D39 2018
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Families
  • Draft resisters
  • Draft
Target audience
adult
Label
The day they shot Edward, Wendy Scarfe
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published : Melbourne : Spectrum Publications, 1991
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
000061367019
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
124 pages
Isbn
9781743055199
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1017760463
Label
The day they shot Edward, Wendy Scarfe
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published : Melbourne : Spectrum Publications, 1991
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
000061367019
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
124 pages
Isbn
9781743055199
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1017760463

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