The Resource Lost roses : a novel, Martha Hall Kelly

Lost roses : a novel, Martha Hall Kelly

Label
Lost roses : a novel
Title
Lost roses
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Martha Hall Kelly
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is 1914 and the world has been on the brink of war so many times, many New Yorkers treat the subject with only passing interest. Eliza Ferriday is thrilled to be traveling to St. Petersburg with Sofya Streshnayva, a cousin of the Romanovs. The two met years ago one summer in Paris and became close confidantes. Now Eliza embarks on the trip of a lifetime, home with Sofya to see the splendors of Russia. But when Austria declares war on Serbia and Russia's Imperial dynasty begins to fall, Eliza escapes back to America, while Sofya and her family flee to their country estate. In need of domestic help, they hire the local fortuneteller's daughter, Varinka, unknowingly bringing intense danger into their household. On the other side of the Atlantic, Eliza is doing her part to help the White Russian families find safety as they escape the revolution. But when Sofya's letters suddenly stop coming she fears the worst for her best friend. From the turbulent streets of St. Petersburg to the avenues of Paris and the society of fallen Russian émigrés who live there, the lives of Eliza, Sofya, and Varinka will intersect in profound ways, taking readers on a breathtaking ride through a momentous time in history
Summary
Based on true events, a tale set a generation before Lilac Girls traces the stories of three women, including Caroline Ferriday's mother, a Romanov cousin and a fortune-teller's daughter, against a backdrop of the Russian revolution and World War I.
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Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2019.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10762643
Cataloging source
VFRK
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Kelly, Martha Hall
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young women
  • Russians
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Female friendship
  • Soviet Union
  • Paris (France)
Target audience
adult
Label
Lost roses : a novel, Martha Hall Kelly
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
000065169559
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
629 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781984886217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1077269349
Label
Lost roses : a novel, Martha Hall Kelly
Publication
Copyright
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
000065169559
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
629 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781984886217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1077269349

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