The Resource An almond for a parrot, Wray Delaney, (electronic resource)

An almond for a parrot, Wray Delaney, (electronic resource)

Label
An almond for a parrot
Title
An almond for a parrot
Statement of responsibility
Wray Delaney
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
I would like to make myself the heroine of this story and my character to be noble-an innocent victim led astray. But alas, sir, I would be lying. In prison, accused of murder, Tully Truegood begins to write her life story. A story that takes her from a young girl in the backstreets of 18th century London to her stepmother Queenie's Fairy House-a place where decadent excess is a must. Trained by Queenie to become a courtesan, and by Mr. Crease-a magician who sees that Tully holds similar special powers to his own-Tully soon becomes the talk of the town. But as Tully goes on a journey of sexual awakening, she falls in love with one of her clients and the pleasure soon turns to pain. Especially when the estranged husband she was forced to marry by her father suddenly seeks her out. Now Tully is awaiting her trial for murder, for which she expects to hang.and her only chance of survival is to get her story to the one person who might be able to help her. Delaney's incredible tale of a young woman's journey out of the depths of despair is shocking, haunting and evocative. Part historical fiction and part magical realism, this juicy, jaw-dropping story will linger long after the last page is turned
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Delaney, Wray
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6123.R39
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Newgate (Prison : London, England)
  • Women prisoners
  • Magicians
  • Prostitutes
  • Orphans
  • FICTION / General
  • London (England)
Label
An almond for a parrot, Wray Delaney, (electronic resource)
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Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn974145905
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781460397954
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2340BD73-9123-4CE8-8D42-2BF726489AD7
System control number
(OCoLC)974145905
Label
An almond for a parrot, Wray Delaney, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn974145905
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781460397954
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
2340BD73-9123-4CE8-8D42-2BF726489AD7
System control number
(OCoLC)974145905

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