The Resource One quiet woman, Anna Jacobs

One quiet woman, Anna Jacobs

Label
One quiet woman
Title
One quiet woman
Statement of responsibility
Anna Jacobs
Title variation
1 quiet woman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1930, Lancashire: Leah Turner's father has been killed in an accident at the laundry, and since her mother died years ago it falls to her to become sole provider for her little sister. But women's wages are half those of men and pawning the few belongings she has left will only keep their vicious rent collector at bay for a few weeks, so even if she finds a job, they'll lose their home. Out of the blue Charlie Willcox, the local pawnbroker, offers her a deal. His brother Jonah, an invalid since being gassed in the Great War, needs a wife. Charlie thinks Leah would be perfect for the job. The idea of a marriage of convenience doesn't please Leah, but she finds Jonah agreeable enough and moving with him to the pretty hamlet of Ellindale may be the only chance of a better life for her sister. But other people have plans for the remote Pennine valley, and the two sisters find themselves facing danger in their new life with Jonah. Can the three of them ever look to a brighter future?
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Summary
1930, Lancashire: Leah Turner's father has been killed in an accident at the laundry, and since her mother died years ago it falls to her to become sole provider for her little sister. But women's wages are half those of men and pawning the few belongings she has left will only keep their vicious rent collector at bay for a few weeks, so even if she finds a job, they'll lose their home. Out of the blue Charlie Willcox, the local pawnbroker, offers her a deal. His brother Jonah, an invalid since being gassed in the Great War, needs a wife. Charlie thinks Leah would be perfect for the job. The idea of a marriage of convenience doesn't please Leah, but she finds Jonah agreeable enough and moving with him to the pretty hamlet of Ellindale may be the only chance of a better life for her sister. But other people have plans for the remote Pennine valley, and the two sisters find themselves facing danger in their new life with Jonah. Can the three of them ever look to a brighter future?
Theme
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10574177
Cataloging source
NOV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jacobs, Anna
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Ellindale saga
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orphans
  • Marriage
  • Poverty
  • Pennine Chain (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
One quiet woman, Anna Jacobs
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9781473630772
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
One quiet woman, Anna Jacobs
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9781473630772
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portraits
Specific material designation
regular print

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