The Resource A memory of Violets : a novel of London's flower sellers, Hazel Gaynor, (electronic resource)

A memory of Violets : a novel of London's flower sellers, Hazel Gaynor, (electronic resource)

Label
A memory of Violets : a novel of London's flower sellers
Title
A memory of Violets
Title remainder
a novel of London's flower sellers
Statement of responsibility
Hazel Gaynor
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the author of the USA Today bestseller The Girl Who Came Home comes an unforgettable historical novel that tells the story of two long-lost sisters--orphaned flower sellers--and a young woman who is transformed by their experiences"For little sister. . . . I will never stop looking for you."1876. Among the filth and depravity of Covent Garden's flower markets, orphaned Irish sisters Flora and Rosie Flynn sell posies of violets and watercress to survive. It is a pitiful existence, made bearable only by each other's presence. When they become separated, the decision of a desperate woman sets their lives on very different paths.1912. Twenty-one-year-old Tilly Harper leaves the peace and beauty of her native Lake District for London to become assistant housemother at one of Mr. Shaw's Training Homes for Watercress and Flower Girls. For years, the homes have cared for London's orphaned and crippled flower girls, getting them off the streets. For Tilly, the appointment is a fresh start, a chance to leave her troubled past behind.Soon after she arrives at the home, Tilly finds a notebook belonging to Flora Flynn. Hidden between the pages she finds dried flowers and a heartbreaking tale of loss and separation as Flora's entries reveal how she never stopped looking for her lost sister. Tilly sets out to discover what happened to Rosie--but the search will not be easy. Full of twists and surprises, it leads the caring and determined young woman into unexpected places, including the depths of her own heart
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaynor, Hazel
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6107.A974
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Housemothers
  • Orphans
  • Diaries
  • London (England)
Label
A memory of Violets : a novel of London's flower sellers, Hazel Gaynor, (electronic resource)
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http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5A119698-B24A-49BC-AAA8-2A24ABFE19B4
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062316905
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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5a119698-b24a-49bc-aaa8-2a24abfe19b4
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900607049
Label
A memory of Violets : a novel of London's flower sellers, Hazel Gaynor, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5A119698-B24A-49BC-AAA8-2A24ABFE19B4
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062316905
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
5a119698-b24a-49bc-aaa8-2a24abfe19b4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900607049

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