The Resource Stella Bain, Anita Shreve

Stella Bain, Anita Shreve

Label
Stella Bain
Title
Stella Bain
Statement of responsibility
Anita Shreve
Title variation
Lives of Stella Bain
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An epic story, set against the backdrop of World War I, from bestselling author Anita Shreve. When an American woman, Stella Bain, is found suffering from severe shell shock in an exclusive garden in London, surgeon August Bridge and his wife selflessly agree to take her in. A gesture of goodwill turns into something more as Bridge quickly develops a clinical interest in his houseguest. Stella had been working as a nurse's aide near the front, but she can't remember anything prior to four months earlier when she was found wounded on a French battlefield. In a narrative that takes us from London to America and back again, Shreve has created an engrossing and wrenching tale about love and the meaning of memory, set against the haunting backdrop of a war that destroyed an entire generation. "--
Summary
Suffering from shell shock and memory loss from her time spent as a nurse's aide on a French battlefield during World War I, American Stella Bain is taken in by London surgeon August Bridge and his wife
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10223697
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shreve, Anita
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • War neuroses
Target audience
adult
Label
Stella Bain, Anita Shreve
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
265 p.
Isbn
9780316098861
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780316098861
Label
Stella Bain, Anita Shreve
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
265 p.
Isbn
9780316098861
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780316098861

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