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The Resource The flight of Gemma Hardy : a novel, Margot Livesey

The flight of Gemma Hardy : a novel, Margot Livesey

Label
The flight of Gemma Hardy : a novel
Title
The flight of Gemma Hardy
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Margot Livesey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Overcoming a life of hardship and loneliness, Gemma Hardy, a brilliant and determined young woman, accepts a position as an au pair on the remote Orkney Islands where she faces her biggest challenge yet
Summary
After her widowed father drowns, Gemma Hardy leaves Iceland to live with family in Scotland where she encounters many difficulties as she grows up. Eventually she accepts a post as an au pair on the Orkney Islands where she finds herself attracted to her employer, Mr. Sinclair. When Gemma returns briefly to Iceland to search for her family she understands more about herself. This story is set in the 1950s and 60s.
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10029008
Cataloging source
BT
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Livesey, Margot
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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1816-1855
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Bronte, Charlotte
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True
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  • Orphans
  • Young women
  • Governesses
  • Boarding schools
  • Orkney (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
Label
The flight of Gemma Hardy : a novel, Margot Livesey
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000048518068
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
447 p.
Isbn
9780062064226
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
The flight of Gemma Hardy : a novel, Margot Livesey
Publication
Control code
000048518068
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
447 p.
Isbn
9780062064226
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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