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The marriage of opposites, Alice Hoffman

Label
The marriage of opposites
Title
The marriage of opposites
Statement of responsibility
Alice Hoffman
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Growing up on the idyllic island of St Thomas in the early 1800s, Rachel dreams of life in faraway Paris. Rachel's mother, a pillar of their tight-knit refugee community of Jews who escaped the European Inquisition, has never forgiven her daughter for refusing to live by the rules. But Rachel's fate is not in her own hands: in order to secure the future of her father's business, she is married off to a widower with three children. When her husband dies suddenly and his handsome nephew Frederic arrives from France to settle the estate, Rachel seizes control of her life, beginning a defiant, passionate love affair that sparks a scandal affecting her entire family, including her favourite son, Camille Pissarro, who will one day become a founder member of the Impressionists and one of history's greatest artists
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoffman, Alice
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pissarro, Camille
  • Widows
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Families
  • Saint Thomas (United States Virgin Islands)
Label
The marriage of opposites, Alice Hoffman
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
000055039442
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9781471112102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)913845305
Label
The marriage of opposites, Alice Hoffman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
000055039442
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9781471112102
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)913845305

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