The Resource A memory of violets: : a novel of London's flower sellers, Hazel Gaynor, (electronic resource)

A memory of violets: : a novel of London's flower sellers, Hazel Gaynor, (electronic resource)

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A memory of violets: : a novel of London's flower sellers
Title
A memory of violets:
Title remainder
a novel of London's flower sellers
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Hazel Gaynor
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eng
Summary
From the author of the USA Today bestseller The Girl Who Came Home comes an unforgettable historical novel that tells the story of two long-lost sisters-orphaned flower sellers-and a young woman who is transformed by their experiences "For little sister. . . . I will never stop looking for you." 1876. Among the filth and depravity of Covent Garden's flower markets, orphaned Irish sisters Flora and Rosie Flynn sell posies of violets and watercress to survive. It is a pitiful existence, made bearable only by each other's presence. When they become separated, the decision of a desperate woman sets their lives on very different paths. 1912. Twenty-one-year-old Tilly Harper leaves the peace and beauty of her native Lake District for London to become assistant housemother at one of Mr. Shaw's Training Homes for Watercress and Flower Girls. For years, the homes have cared for London's orphaned and crippled flower girls, getting them off the streets. For Tilly, the appointment is a fresh start, a chance to leave her troubled past behind. Soon after she arrives at the home, Tilly finds a notebook belonging to Flora Flynn. Hidden between the pages she finds dried flowers and a heartbreaking tale of loss and separation as Flora's entries reveal how she never stopped looking for her lost sister. Tilly sets out to discover what happened to Rosie-but the search will not be easy. Full of twists and surprises, it leads the caring and determined young woman into unexpected places, including the depths of her own heart
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Midwest
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Gaynor, Hazel
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823.92
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fiction
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Narrated by Nicola Barber
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  • Barber, Nicola
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  • Flower vending
  • Sisters
  • Orphans
  • London (England)
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adult
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A memory of violets: : a novel of London's flower sellers, Hazel Gaynor, (electronic resource)
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MWT11587658
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 29 min.))
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  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780062371591
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MWT11587658
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11587658
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A memory of violets: : a novel of London's flower sellers, Hazel Gaynor, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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MWT11587658
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 29 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9780062371591
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11587658
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11587658
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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