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The Resource The summer country : a novel, Lauren Willig

The summer country : a novel, Lauren Willig

Label
The summer country : a novel
Title
The summer country
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lauren Willig
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Barbados, 1854: Emily Dawson has always been the poor cousin in a prosperous English merchant clan -- merely a vicar's daughter, and a reform-minded vicar's daughter, at that. Everyone knows that the family's lucrative shipping business will go to her cousin, Adam, one day. But when her grandfather dies, Emily receives an unexpected inheritance: Peverills, a sugar plantation in Barbados, a plantation her grandfather never told anyone he owned. When Emily accompanies her cousin and his new wife to Barbados, she finds Peverills a burnt-out shell, reduced to ruins in 1816, when a rising of enslaved people sent the island up in flames. Rumors swirl around the derelict plantation; people whisper of ghosts. Why would her practical-minded grandfather leave her a property in ruins? Why are the neighboring plantation owners, the Davenants, so eager to acquire Peverills? The answer lies in the past, a tangled history of lies, greed, clandestine love, heartbreaking betrayal, and a bold bid for freedom. A brilliant, multigenerational saga in the tradition of THE THORN BIRDS and NORTH AND SOUTH, THE SUMMER COUNTRY will beguile readers with its rendering of families, heartbreak, and the endurance of hope against all odds
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Willig, Lauren
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.I575
LC item number
S86 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haunted places
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Sugar plantations
  • Family secrets
  • Barbados
Target audience
adult
Label
The summer country : a novel, Lauren Willig
Instantiates
Publication
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
on1049794795
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
464 pages
Isbn
9780062839022
Lccn
2018044474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1049794795
Label
The summer country : a novel, Lauren Willig
Publication
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
on1049794795
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
464 pages
Isbn
9780062839022
Lccn
2018044474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1049794795

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