The Resource In falling snow, Mary-Rose MacColl

In falling snow, Mary-Rose MacColl

Label
In falling snow
Title
In falling snow
Statement of responsibility
Mary-Rose MacColl
Creator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Iris is getting old. A widow, her days are spent living quietly and worrying about her granddaughter, Grace, a headstrong young doctor. It's a small sort of life. But one day an invitation comes for Iris through the post to a reunion in France, where she served in a hospital during WWI. Determined to go, Iris is overcome by the memories of the past, when as a shy, naive young woman she followed her fifteen-year-old brother, Tom, to France in 1914 intending to bring him home. On her way to find Tom, Iris comes across the charismatic Miss Ivens, who is setting up a field hospital in the old abbey of Royaumont, north of Paris. Putting her fears aside, Iris decides to stay at Royaumont, and it is there that she truly comes of age, finding her capability and her strength, discovering her passion for medicine, making friends with the vivacious Violet and falling in love. But war is a brutal thing, and when the ultimate tragedy happens, there is a terrible price that Iris has to pay, a price that will echo down the generations
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
In falling snow, Mary-Rose MacColl
Label
In falling snow, Mary-Rose MacColl
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
This is a vivid and compelling story of love, war and secrets, set against the backdrop of WWI France. When Iris, a widow who spends her days worrying about her granddaughter, Grace, is invited to attend a reunion, she's transported back to the past: a time when, as a young woman, she followed her 15-year-old brother, Tom, to France, intending to bring him home. While in France, she meets the charismatic Miss Ivens, who runs a field hospital in the old abbey of Royaumont, north of Paris. Iris decides to stay at Royaumont, and it's there that she discovers her passion for medicine, makes friends with the vivacious Violet and falls in love. But when tragedy strikes, Iris has to pay a terrible price
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14331778
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24 cm.
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Extent
440 pages
Isbn
9781743311219
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1386158
  • (OCoLC)809807331

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