The Resource Meadowlands, Elizabeth Jeffrey, (electronic resource)

Meadowlands, Elizabeth Jeffrey, (electronic resource)

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Meadowlands
Title
Meadowlands
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Elizabeth Jeffrey
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eng
Summary
The comfortable, upper-class lives of the aristocratic Barsham family are set to change forever with the onset of World War I. August, 1914. The silver wedding celebrations of Sir George Barsham, MP, and his wife, Lady Adelaide, are overshadowed by the declaration of war with Germany. Over the following months, as the male estate workers head for the Front and the maids disappear to work in the newly-opened munitions factory, the Barsham family's comfortable, aristocratic lifestyle is set to change forever. Determined to do his bit for King and country, James Barsham enlists as an officer and heads for Flanders, leaving Lady Adelaide's maid Polly devastated. To Lady Adelaide's dismay, her younger daughter Millie learns to drive an ambulance: a most unladylike skill. Meanwhile Millie's sister Gina finds fulfilment in helping the local wives and children, left destitute while their husbands are away fighting. During the course of the war, with devastating loses, the strength of character of the four Barsham siblings will be tested as never before. They will encounter hardship, danger, heartache - and unexpected love
Summary
August, 1914. The silver wedding celebrations of Sir George Barsham, MP, and his wife, Lady Adelaide, are overshadowed by the declaration of war with Germany. Over the following months, as the male estate workers head for the Front and the maids disappear to work in the newly-opened munitions factory, the Barsham family's comfortable, aristocratic lifestyle is set to change forever.
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10409869
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Midwest
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Jeffrey, Elizabeth
Dewey number
823/.914
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no index present
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fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • World War, 1914-1918
Target audience
adult
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a World War I family saga
Label
Meadowlands, Elizabeth Jeffrey, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT11534960
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781780106182
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11534960
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Meadowlands, Elizabeth Jeffrey, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11534960
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781780106182
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11534960
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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