The Resource To capture what we cannot keep, Beatrice Colin

To capture what we cannot keep, Beatrice Colin

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To capture what we cannot keep
Title
To capture what we cannot keep
Statement of responsibility
Beatrice Colin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'As the Eiffel Tower rises, a marvel of steel and air and light, the subject of extreme controversy and a symbol of the future, a young Scottish widow and the Tower's engineer fall in love... In February 1887, Caitriona Wallace and âEmile Nouguier meet in a hot air balloon, floating high above Paris - a moment of pure possibility. But back on firm ground their vastly different social strata become clear. Cait is a widow who, because of her precarious financial situation, is forced to chaperone two wealthy Scottish charges. âEmile is expected to take on the bourgeois stability of his family's business and choose a suitable wife. With these constraints of class and wealth, Cait and âEmile must decide what their love is worth... Seamlessly weaving historical detail and vivid invention, Beatrice Colin evokes the revolutionary time in which Cait and âEmile live - one of corsets and secret trysts, duels and bohemian independence, strict tradition and Impressionist experimentation. To Capture What We Cannot Keep, stylish, provocative and shimmering, raises probing questions about a woman's place in that world, the overarching reach of class distinctions, and the sacrifices love requires of us all
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Colin, Beatrice
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tour Eiffel (Paris, France)
  • Social classes
  • Widows
  • Engineers
  • Paris (France)
Label
To capture what we cannot keep, Beatrice Colin
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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.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
289 pages
Isbn
9781760291648
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
To capture what we cannot keep, Beatrice Colin
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.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
289 pages
Isbn
9781760291648
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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