The Resource The tenth gift : a novel, Jane Johnson, (electronic resource)

The tenth gift : a novel, Jane Johnson, (electronic resource)

Label
The tenth gift : a novel
Title
The tenth gift
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jane Johnson
Title variation
Crossed bones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The art of embroidery uncannily links two fascinating women of different eras and their equally passionate love stories In an expensive London restaurant, Julia Lovat receives a gift that will change her life. At first glance it is a book of exquisite seventeenth-century embroidery patterns belonging to a woman named Catherine Ann Tregenna. Yet in its margins are the faintest diary entries; they reveal that "Cat" and others were stolen from their Cornish church in 1625 by Muslim pirates and taken on a brutal voyage to Morocco to be auctioned off as slaves. Captivated by this dramatic discovery, Julia sets off to North Africa to determine the authenticity of the book and to uncover more of Cat's mesmerizing story. There, in the company of a charismatic Moroccan guide, amid the sultry heat, the spice markets, and exotic ruins, Julia will discover buried secrets. And in Morocco'just as Cat did before her'she will lose her heart. Set almost 400 years apart, the stories of these two women converge in an extraordinary and haunting manner that will make readers wonder'is history fated to repeat itself' A literary mystery, historical adventure, and dual love story, The Tenth Gift literally crosses genres with narrative ease and prose that is as captivating as the characters who people this unforgettable tale. From the Hardcover edition
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Jane
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3610.O3545
LC item number
C76 2008eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single women
  • Women tailors
  • FICTION
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Single women
  • Women tailors
  • England
  • England
Label
The tenth gift : a novel, Jane Johnson, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
ocn243614917
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307409249
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00154063
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3F02C4F9-D016-41E7-BD86-62E6D237FFBB
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o243614917
  • (OCoLC)243614917
Label
The tenth gift : a novel, Jane Johnson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
ocn243614917
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307409249
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00154063
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3F02C4F9-D016-41E7-BD86-62E6D237FFBB
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o243614917
  • (OCoLC)243614917

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