The Resource The Chilbury Ladies' Choir, Jennifer Ryan

The Chilbury Ladies' Choir, Jennifer Ryan

Label
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir
Title
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Ryan
Title variation
Chilbury Ladies Choir
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
enm
Summary
As England becomes enmeshed in the early days of World War II and the men are away fighting, the women of Chilbury village forge an uncommon bond. They defy the Vicar's stuffy edict to close the choir and instead resurrect themselves as the Chilbury Ladies' Choir. There's a timid widow devastated when her only son goes to fight; the older daughter of a local scion drawn to a mysterious artist; her younger sister pining over an impossible crush; a Jewish refugee from Czechoslovakia hiding a family secret; and a conniving midwife plotting to outrun her seedy past
Summary
Letters and journals reveal the struggles, affairs, deceptions and triumphs of five members of a village choir during World War II as they band together to survive the upheavals of war and village intrigue on the English home front
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10544999
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ryan, Jennifer
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Choirs (Music)
  • Women
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir, Jennifer Ryan
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-m1bu7z9
Instantiates
Publication
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
Cloudocn972734034
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (464 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780008163723
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
m1bu7z9
Label
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir, Jennifer Ryan
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-m1bu7z9
Publication
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
Cloudocn972734034
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (464 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780008163723
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
m1bu7z9

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