The Resource The kitchen front : a novel, Jennifer Ryan

The kitchen front : a novel, Jennifer Ryan

Label
The kitchen front : a novel
Title
The kitchen front
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Ryan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two years into World War II, Britain is feeling her losses - the Nazis have won battles, the Blitz has destroyed cities and U-boats have cut off the supply of food. In an effort to help housewives with food rationing, a BBC radio program called The Kitchen Front is holding a cooking contest - and the grand prize is a job as the program's first-ever female co-host. For four very different women, winning the competition would present a crucial chance to change their lives. For a young widow, it's a chance to pay off her husband's debts and keep a roof over her children's heads. For a kitchen maid, it's a chance to leave servitude and find freedom. For a lady of the manor, it's a chance to escape her wealthy husband's increasingly hostile behavior. And for a trained chef, it's a chance to challenge the men at the top of her profession. These four women are giving the competition their all - even if that sometimes means bending the rules. But with so much at stake, will the contest that aims to bring the community together only serve to break it apart?
Cataloging source
VALP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ryan, Jennifer
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women household employees
  • Widows
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Cooking
  • Wives
  • Cooks
Target audience
adult
Label
The kitchen front : a novel, Jennifer Ryan
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
000068449521
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
565 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780593395745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The kitchen front : a novel, Jennifer Ryan
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
000068449521
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
565 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780593395745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print

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