The Resource Secrets of a charmed life, Susan Meissner

Secrets of a charmed life, Susan Meissner

Label
Secrets of a charmed life
Title
Secrets of a charmed life
Statement of responsibility
Susan Meissner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Present day, Oxford, England. Young American scholar Kendra Van Zant, eager to pursue her vision of a perfect life, interviews Isabel McFarland just when the elderly woman is ready to give up secrets about the war that she has kept for decades--beginning with who she really is. What Kendra receives from Isabel is both a gift and a burden--one that will test her convictions and her heart"--
Summary
"She stood at a crossroads, half-aware that her choice would send her down a path from which there could be no turning back. But instead of two choices, she saw only one-because it was all she really wanted to see... Current day, Oxford, England. Young American scholar Kendra Van Zant, eager to pursue her vision of a perfect life, interviews Isabel McFarland just when the elderly woman is ready to give up secrets about the war that she has kept for decades...beginning with who she really is. What Kendrareceives from Isabel is both a gift and a burden--one that will test her convictions and her heart. 1940s, England. As Hitler wages an unprecedented war against London's civilian population, one million children are evacuated to foster homes in the rural countryside. But even as fifteen-year-old Emmy Downtree and her much younger sister Julia find refuge in a charming Cotswold cottage, Emmy's burning ambition to return to the city and apprentice with a fashion designer pits her against Julia's profound need for her sister's presence. Acting at cross purposes just as the Luftwaffe rains down its terrible destruction, the sisters are cruelly separated, and their lives are transformed... "--
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Page 4 of cover
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10401411
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meissner, Susan
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.E435
LC item number
S435 2015eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sisters
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • London (England)
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Secrets of a charmed life, Susan Meissner
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=1766905
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A novel"--Cover
  • Includes author Q&A and discussion questions
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.
Control code
ocn901321878
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (388 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101625552
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
72E28DB2-9022-46A7-A3F6-AFA37488C709
System control number
(OCoLC)901321878
Label
Secrets of a charmed life, Susan Meissner
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=1766905
Publication
Note
  • "A novel"--Cover
  • Includes author Q&A and discussion questions
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.
Control code
ocn901321878
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (388 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101625552
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
72E28DB2-9022-46A7-A3F6-AFA37488C709
System control number
(OCoLC)901321878

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