The Resource The dressmaker's war : a novel, Mary Chamberlain

The dressmaker's war : a novel, Mary Chamberlain

Label
The dressmaker's war : a novel
Title
The dressmaker's war
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Mary Chamberlain
Title variation
dressmakers war
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In London, 1939, Ada Vaughan is a young woman with an unusual dressmaking skill, and dreams of a better life for herself. That life seems to arrive when Stanislaus, an Austrian aristocrat, sweeps Ada off her feet and brings her to Paris. When war breaks out, Stanislaus vanishes, and Ada is taken prisoner by the Germans, she must do everything she can to survive: by becoming dressmaker to the Nazi wives. Abandoned and alone as war rages, the choices Ada makes will come to back to haunt her years later, as the truth of her experience is twisted and distorted after the war." --
Member of
Summary
"In London, 1939, Ada Vaughan is a young woman with an unusual dressmaking skill, and dreams of a better life for herself. That life seems to arrive when Stanislaus, an Austrian aristocrat, sweeps Ada off her feet and brings her to Paris. When war breaksout, Stanislaus vanishes, and Ada is taken prisoner by the Germans, she must do everything she can to survive: by becoming dressmaker to the Nazi wives. Abandoned and alone as war rages, the choices Ada makes will come to back to haunt her years later, as the truth of her experience is twisted and distorted after the war. From glamorous London hotels and Parisian cafes to the desperation of wartime Germany, here is a mesmerizing, richly textured historical novel, a story of heartbreak, survival and ambition, of the nature of truth, and the untold story of what happens to women during war" --
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10457263
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chamberlain, Mary
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women dressmakers
  • Women
  • Dachau (Concentration camp)
  • Women in war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Germany
  • Dachau (Concentration camp)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Women
  • Women dressmakers
  • Women in war
  • England
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Label
The dressmaker's war : a novel, Mary Chamberlain
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published...under the title The dressmaker of Dachau by The Borough Press, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, London, 2015"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn905419456
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780812997378
Lccn
2015008154
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)905419456
Label
The dressmaker's war : a novel, Mary Chamberlain
Publication
Note
"Originally published...under the title The dressmaker of Dachau by The Borough Press, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, London, 2015"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn905419456
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780812997378
Lccn
2015008154
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)905419456

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