The Resource Castle of dreams, Elise McCune

Castle of dreams, Elise McCune

Label
Castle of dreams
Title
Castle of dreams
Statement of responsibility
Elise McCune
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Castle of Dreams tells the story of three generations of women and their secrets and loves...Rose and Vivien are sisters who were brought up in a mysterious castle in northern Queensland. During the Second World War, they find themselves in love with the same dashing American soldier...Linda, Rose's daughter, has long sensed a secret in her mother's past. Happily married, and busy with her own life, Linda prefers to focus on the present...On a visit home to her parents, Stella becomes fascinated by the shroud of secrecy surrounding her grandmother's past. Intent on learning the truth, Stella goes back to the now-ruined castle Rose and Vivien grew up in...Captivating and compelling, Castle of Dreams is about love, secrets, lies - and the perils of delving into the past
Summary
Growing up together in a mysterious castle in northern Queensland, Rose and Vivien Blake are very close sisters. But during the Second World War their relationship becomes strained when they each fall in love with the same dashing but enigmatic American soldier. Rose's daughter, Linda, has long sensed a secret in her mother's past, but Rose has always resisted Linda's questions, preferring to focus on the present. Years later Rose's granddaughter, Stella, also becomes fascinated by the shroud of secrecy surrounding her grandmother's life. Intent on unravelling the truth, she visits the now-ruined castle where Rose and Vivien grew up to see if she can find out more.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10652215
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCune, Elise
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Soldiers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Sisters
  • Family secrets
  • Grandmothers
  • Families
Target audience
adult
Label
Castle of dreams, Elise McCune
Instantiates
Publication
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.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
361 pages
Isbn
9781760291846
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Castle of dreams, Elise McCune
Publication
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.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
361 pages
Isbn
9781760291846
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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