The Resource The secret of Raven Point : a novel, Jennifer Vanderbes

The secret of Raven Point : a novel, Jennifer Vanderbes

Label
The secret of Raven Point : a novel
Title
The secret of Raven Point
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Vanderbes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"1943: When seventeen-year-old Juliet Dufresne receives a cryptic letter from her enlisted brother and then discovers that he's been reported missing in action, she lies about her age and travels to the front lines as an army nurse, determined to find him. Shy and awkward, Juliet is thrust into the bloody chaos of a field hospital, a sprawling encampment north of Rome where she forges new friendships and is increasingly consumed by the plight of her patients. One in particular, Christopher Barnaby, a deserter awaiting court-martial, may hold the answer to her brother's whereabouts--but the trauma of war has left him catatonic. Racing against the clock, Juliet works with an enigmatic young psychiatrist, Dr. Henry Willard, to break Barnaby's silence before the authorities take him away. Plunged into the horrifying depths of one man's memories of combat, Juliet and Willard are forced to plumb the moral nuances of a so-called just war and to face the dangers of their own deepening emotional connection" -- from publisher's web site
Summary
"1943: When seventeen-year-old Juliet Dufresne receives a cryptic letter from her enlisted brother and then discovers that he's been reported missing in action, she lies about her age and travels to the front lines as an army nurse, determined to find him. Shy and awkward, Juliet is thrust into the bloody chaos of a field hospital, a sprawling encampment north of Rome where she forges new friendships and is increasingly consumed by the plight of her patients. One in particular, Christopher Barnaby, a deserter awaiting court-martial, may hold the answer to her brother's whereabouts--but the trauma of war has left him catatonic. Racing against the clock, Juliet works with an enigmatic young psychiatrist, Dr. Henry Willard, to break Barnaby's silence beforethe authorities take him away. Plunged into the horrifying depths of one man's memories of combat, Juliet and Willard are forced to plumb the moral nuances of a so-called just war and to face the dangers of their own deepening emotional connection
Tone
Character
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10247587
Cataloging source
BT
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Vanderbes, Jennifer
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Families of military personnel
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Historical fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The secret of Raven Point : a novel, Jennifer Vanderbes
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
306 p.
Isbn
9781439167007
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781439167007
Label
The secret of Raven Point : a novel, Jennifer Vanderbes
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
306 p.
Isbn
9781439167007
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781439167007

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