The Resource The care and management of lies : a novel of the great war, by Jacqueline Winspear

The care and management of lies : a novel of the great war, by Jacqueline Winspear

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The care and management of lies : a novel of the great war
Title
The care and management of lies
Title remainder
a novel of the great war
Statement of responsibility
by Jacqueline Winspear
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Language
eng
Summary
  • England, 1914. Kezia struggles to keep her ordered life from unraveling after her husband enlists to fight for his country, while Thea, her best friend, sister-in-law and suffragette, is drawn reluctantly to the battlefield
  • By July 1914, the ties between Kezia Marchant and Thea Brissenden, friends since girlhood, have become strained--by Thea's passionate embrace of women's suffrage and by the imminent marriage of Kezia to Thea's brother, Tom, who runs the family farm. When Kezia and Tom wed just a month before war is declared between Britain and Germany, Thea's gift to Kezia is a book on household management--a veiled criticism of the bride's prosaic life to come. Yet when Tom enlists to fight for his country and Thea is drawn reluctantly onto the battlefield, the farm becomes Kezia's responsibility. Each must find a way to endure the ensuing cataclysm and turmoil. As Tom marches to the front lines, and Kezia battles to keep her ordered life from unraveling, they hide their despair in letters and cards filled with stories woven to bring comfort. Even Tom's fellow soldiers in the trenches enter and find solace in the dream world of Kezia's mouth-watering, albeit imaginary, meals. But will well-intended lies and self-deception be of use when they come face to face with the enemy?
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BLACP
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1955-
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Winspear, Jacqueline
Dewey number
823/.92
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not applicable
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LC call number
PR6123.I575
LC item number
C37 2014d
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fiction
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  • Barber, Nicola
  • Harper Audio (Firm)
  • Blackstone Audio, Inc
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  • Audiobooks
  • Books on disc
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Female friendship
  • Farm life
  • Interpersonal relations
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The care and management of lies : a novel of the great war, by Jacqueline Winspear
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  • Performed by Nicola Barber
  • Compact discs
  • "Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
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analog electrical storage
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audiobook
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
local
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stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 audio discs
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not applicable
Isbn
9781483005195
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(library ed.)
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not applicable
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mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
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digital, CD audio
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Zbazu
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digital recording
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sound disc
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1.4m. per second (discs)
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  • (OCoLC)879328532
  • 439838
  • (OCoLC)ocn879328532
  • 439838
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Label
The care and management of lies : a novel of the great war, by Jacqueline Winspear
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Performed by Nicola Barber
  • Compact discs
  • "Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audiobook
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
local
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483005195
Isbn Type
(library ed.)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
Zbazu
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)879328532
  • 439838
  • (OCoLC)ocn879328532
  • 439838
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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