The Resource The fever tree, Jennifer McVeigh

The fever tree, Jennifer McVeigh

Label
The fever tree
Title
The fever tree
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer McVeigh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
South Africa, 1880. Frances Irvine, destitute in the wake of her father's sudden death, is forced to abandon her life of wealth and privilege in London and emigrate to the Cape. In this remote and inhospitable land she becomes entangled with two very different men, leading her into the dark heart of the diamond mines. Torn between passion and integrity, she makes a choice that has devastating consequences
Summary
1880, South Africa - a land torn apart by greed... Frances Irvine, left penniless after her father's sudden death, is forced to emigrate to the Cape. In this barren country, she meets two very different men - one driven by ambition, the other by ideals. When a smallpox outbreak sends her to the diamond mines, she is drawn into a ruthless world of greed and exploitation, of human lives crushed in the scramble for power. But here - at last - she sees her path to happiness. Torn between passion and integrity, she makes a choice that has devastating consequences...
Tone
Writing style
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10173670
Cataloging source
DLC
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McVeigh, Jennifer
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Women
  • British
  • Diamond mines and mining
  • Smallpox
  • Historical fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The fever tree, Jennifer McVeigh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Amy Einhorn books."
Control code
ocn800720147
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780399158247
Lccn
2012026346
System control number
(OCoLC)800720147
Label
The fever tree, Jennifer McVeigh
Publication
Note
"Amy Einhorn books."
Control code
ocn800720147
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780399158247
Lccn
2012026346
System control number
(OCoLC)800720147

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