The Resource The secret life of Violet Grant, Beatriz Williams, (electronic resource)

The secret life of Violet Grant, Beatriz Williams, (electronic resource)

Label
The secret life of Violet Grant
Title
The secret life of Violet Grant
Statement of responsibility
Beatriz Williams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Passion, redemption, and a battered old suitcase full of secrets: the New York Times-bestselling author of A Hundred Summers returns with another engrossing tale of lost love and female ambition that crosses generations. Manhattan, 1964. Vivian Schuyler, newly graduated from Bryn Mawr College, has recently defied the privilege of her storied old Fifth Avenue family to do the unthinkable for a budding Kennedy-era socialite: break into the Mad Men world of razor-stylish Metropolitan magazine. But when she receives a bulky overseas parcel in the mail, the unexpected contents draw her inexorably back into her family's past, and the hushed-over crime passionnel of an aunt she never knew, whose existence has been wiped from the record of history. Berlin, 1914. Violet Schuyler Grant endures her marriage to the philandering and decades-older scientist Dr. Walter Grant for one reason: for all his faults, he provides the necessary support to her liminal position as a young American female physicist in prewar Germany. The arrival of Dr. Grant's magnetic former student at the beginning of Europe's fateful summer interrupts this delicate detente. Lionel Richardson, a captain in the British Army, challenges Violet to escape her husband's perverse hold, and as the world edges into war and Lionel's shocking true motives become evident, Violet is tempted to take the ultimate step to set herself free and seek a life of her own conviction with a man whose cause is as audacious as her own. As the iridescent and fractured Vivian digs deeper into her aunt's past and the mystery of her ultimate fate, Violet's story of determination and desire unfolds, shedding light on the darkness of her years abroad and teaching Vivian to reach forward with grace for the ambitious future--and the love--she wants most"--
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Beatriz
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3623.I55643
LC item number
S48 2014
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Kathleen McInerney
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nieces
  • Aunts
  • Family secrets
  • World War, 1914-1918
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The secret life of Violet Grant, Beatriz Williams, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781629236605
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6da07ea0-2271-44d7-8114-7df14327389b
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)878950517
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The secret life of Violet Grant, Beatriz Williams, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781629236605
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6da07ea0-2271-44d7-8114-7df14327389b
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)878950517
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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