The Resource The marriage of opposites, Alice Hoffman

The marriage of opposites, Alice Hoffman

Label
The marriage of opposites
Title
The marriage of opposites
Statement of responsibility
Alice Hoffman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Growing up on the idyllic island of St Thomas in the early 1800s, Rachel dreams of life in faraway Paris. Rachel's mother, a pillar of their tight-knit refugee community of Jews who escaped the European Inquisition, has never forgiven her daughter for refusing to live by the rules. But Rachel's fate is not in her own hands: in order to secure the future of her father's business, she is married off to a widower with three children. When her husband dies suddenly and his handsome nephew Frederic arrives from France to settle the estate, Rachel seizes control of her life, beginning a defiant, passionate love affair that sparks a scandal affecting her entire family, including her favourite son, Camille Pissarro, who will one day become a founder member of the Impressionists and one of history's greatest artists
Summary
"From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro the Father of Impressionism"--
Theme
Storyline
Tone
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Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10433512
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoffman, Alice
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pissarro, Camille
  • Widows
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Families
  • Saint Thomas (United States Virgin Islands)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel based on the life of Rachel Pizzarro
Label
The marriage of opposites, Alice Hoffman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9781471112102
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781471112102
Label
The marriage of opposites, Alice Hoffman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9781471112102
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781471112102

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