The Resource We that are left, Lisa Bigelow

We that are left, Lisa Bigelow

Label
We that are left
Title
We that are left
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Bigelow
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Melbourne, 1941. Headstrong young Mae meets and falls head over heels in love with Harry Parker, a dashing naval engineer. After a whirlwind courtship they marry and Mae is heavily pregnant when she hears that Harry has just received his dream posting to HMAS Sydney. Just after Mae becomes a mother, she learns Harry's ship is missing. Meanwhile, Grace Fowler is battling prejudice to become a reporter on the afternoon daily newspaper, The Tribune, while waiting for word on whether her journalist boyfriend Phil Taylor, captured during the fall of Singapore, is still alive. Surrounded by their friends and families, Mae and Grace struggle to keep hope alive in the face of hardship and despondency. Then Mae's neighbour and Grace's boss Sam Barton tells Mae about a rumour that the Japanese have towed the damaged ship to Singapore and taken the crew prisoner. Mae's life is changed forever as she focuses her efforts on willing her husband home. Set in inner Melbourne and rural Victoria, this is a moving and haunting novel about love and war, the terrifyingly thin line between happiness and tragedy, hope and despair, and how it isn't just the soldiers whose lives are lost when tragedy strikes in times of war
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
We that are left, Lisa Bigelow
Label
We that are left, Lisa Bigelow
Publication
Copyright
Note
"In the midst of war, two women cling to their hopes and dreams." --Cover
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1999941
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
396 pages
Isbn
9781760297008
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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