The Resource The orchid house : a novel, Lucinda Riley, (electronic resource)

The orchid house : a novel, Lucinda Riley, (electronic resource)

Label
The orchid house : a novel
Title
The orchid house
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lucinda Riley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From beloved New York Times bestselling author Lucinda Riley, a "sweeping, poignant saga that will enthrall fans of The House at Riverton, Rebecca, and Downton Abbey" (Shelf Awareness). Spanning from the 1930s to the present day, from the Wharton Park estate in England to Thailand, this sweeping novel tells the tale of a concert pianist and the aristocratic Crawford family, whose shocking secrets are revealed, leading to devastating consequences. As a child, concert pianist Julia Forrester spent many idyllic hours in the hothouse of Wharton Park, the grand estate reminiscent of Downton Abbey where her grandfather tended exotic orchids. Years later, while struggling with overwhelming grief over the death of her husband and young child, she returns to this tranquil place. There she reunites with Kit Crawford, heir to the estate and her possible salvation. When they discover an old diary, Julia seeks out her grandmother to learn the truth behind a love affair that almost destroyed the estate. Their search takes them back to the 1940s when Harry, a former heir to Wharton Park, married his young society bride, Olivia, on the eve of World War II. When the two lovers are cruelly separated, the impact will be felt for generations to come. This atmospheric story alternates between the magical world of Wharton Park and Thailand during World War II. Filled with twists and turns, passions and lies, and ultimately redemption, The Orchid House is a beautiful, romantic, and poignant novel
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RECBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Riley, Lucinda
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6055.D63
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Women pianists
  • Family secrets
  • Country homes
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Fiction
  • FICTION
  • Country homes
  • Family secrets
  • Women pianists
  • Thailand
  • England
  • Thailand
Label
The orchid house : a novel, Lucinda Riley, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed October 13, 2014)
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn893101935
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451655803
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00573360
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6AAC2520-C52A-4876-BFBE-732E5AFE9A11
System control number
(OCoLC)893101935
Label
The orchid house : a novel, Lucinda Riley, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed October 13, 2014)
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn893101935
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451655803
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00573360
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6AAC2520-C52A-4876-BFBE-732E5AFE9A11
System control number
(OCoLC)893101935

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