The Resource The lost history of stars, a novel by Dave Boling, (electronic resource)

The lost history of stars, a novel by Dave Boling, (electronic resource)

Label
The lost history of stars
Title
The lost history of stars
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Dave Boling
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From a forgotten moment in history comes an inspiring novel about finding strength and courage in the most unimaginable places. Fourteen-year-old Lettie and her family are Afrikaners, Dutch settlers in turn-of-the-century southern Africa. When the British Empire wages a brief but brutal two-year war against them, Afrikaner forces will lose thirty-five hundred soldiers, but the toll on Dutch women and children will be eight times greater. Now a footnote, this period in history bears one particularly abhorrent distinction: the use of concentration camps three decades before Hitler. More than twenty-six thousand Dutch women and children will have died of disease and starvation in British concentration camps by the war's end. Taken from their farm and forced into one such camp, Lettie and her family fight to survive in the face of unimaginable conditions. Brave, defiant Lettie longs to be a writer. Enriched by fond memories of stargazing with her grandfather before the war and emboldened by her mother's strength in the face of so much hardship, Lettie is a courageous heroine who refuses to be bowed by adversity. Inspired by Dave Boling's grandfather's own experience as a soldier during the Boer War, The Lost History of Stars is carefully researched, richly drawn, and unforgettable"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boling, Dave
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.O6539
LC item number
L67 2017
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • FICTION / Historical
  • Fiction
  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • Concentration camp inmates
  • Afrikaners
Label
The lost history of stars, a novel by Dave Boling, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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
ocn982605799
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616207144
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0B7729A2-C808-4D88-AF65-D29BF4F18BBF
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o982605799
  • (OCoLC)982605799
Label
The lost history of stars, a novel by Dave Boling, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
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
ocn982605799
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616207144
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0B7729A2-C808-4D88-AF65-D29BF4F18BBF
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o982605799
  • (OCoLC)982605799

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