The Resource Foreign affairs : a novel, Alison Lurie, (electronic resource)

Foreign affairs : a novel, Alison Lurie, (electronic resource)

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Foreign affairs : a novel
Title
Foreign affairs
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Alison Lurie
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Language
eng
Summary
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, and a finalist for the National Book Award: Alison Lurie's supremely entertaining masterwork about two American scholars, both alone in London, who find romance in the most unlikely places Prim, divorced, and middle-aged, Vinnie Miner gave up on love long ago. On her way to London to research a book about children's folk rhymes-a scholarly pursuit that even her fellow academics sneer at-she finds herself sitting next to the man who will change the course of her life. Brash and naive, he is a sanitary engineer from Oklahoma on a package vacation. Also in London is Vinnie's colleague, the young, handsome English professor Fred Turner. His marriage and self-esteem are both on the rocks, but he is about to find consolation in the arms of the most beautiful actress in England. Stylish and highborn, she introduces Fred to a glamorous, yet eccentric, London scene that he never expected-or prepared-to encounter. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Alison Lurie including rare images from the author's personal collection
Summary
Vinnie Miller, a professor of children's literature, and Fred Turner, an assistant professor at the same American university, pursue their separate affairs in London during the same six-month period
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Award
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1985.
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041757
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Lurie, Alison
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Middle-aged women
  • College teachers
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Foreign affairs : a novel, Alison Lurie, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549470
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480422490
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549470
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Foreign affairs : a novel, Alison Lurie, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11549470
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480422490
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11549470
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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