The Resource The ship of brides, Jojo Moyes

The ship of brides, Jojo Moyes

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The ship of brides
Title
The ship of brides
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Jojo Moyes
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Language
eng
Summary
Aust'n. Love stories. The year is 1946, and all over the world young women are crossing the seas in their thousands en route to the men they married in wartime, and an unknown future. In Sydney, Australia, four women join 650 other brides on an extraordinary voyage to England - aboard HMS Victoria, which still carries not just arms and aircraft but a thousand naval officers and men. Rules of honour, duty, and separation are strictly enforced, from the aircraft carrier's Captain down to the lowliest young stoker. But the men and the brides will find their lives intertwined in ways the Navy could never have imagined. And Frances Mackenzie - the enigmatic young bride whose past comes back to haunt her thousands of miles from home - will find that sometimes the journey is more important than the destination
Summary
"From the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You and One Plus One, in an earlier work available in the U.S. for the first time, a post-WWII story of the war brides who crossed the seas by the thousands to face their unknown futures. 1946. World War II has ended and all over the world, young women are beginning to fulfill the promises made to the men they wed in wartime. In Sydney, Australia, four women join 650 other war brides on an extraordinary voyage to England-aboard HMS Victoria, whichstill carries not just arms and aircraft but a thousand naval officers. Rules are strictly enforced, from the aircraft carrier's captain down to the lowliest young deckhand. But the men and the brides will find their lives intertwined despite the Navy's ironclad sanctions. And for Frances Mackenzie, the complicated young woman whose past comes back to haunt her far from home, the journey will change her life in ways she never could have predicted - forever"--
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10359134
Cataloging source
SALS
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1969-
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Moyes, Jojo
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • War brides
  • Ocean travel
Target audience
adult
Label
The ship of brides, Jojo Moyes
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Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2005
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
482 p.
Isbn
9780340960387
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a792272
  • (OCoLC)173498936
Label
The ship of brides, Jojo Moyes
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2005
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
482 p.
Isbn
9780340960387
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a792272
  • (OCoLC)173498936

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