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

A memory of violets : a novel of London's flower sellers, Hazel Gaynor

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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
Statement of responsibility
Hazel Gaynor
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
Nz
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Gaynor, Hazel
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Flower girls
  • Flower vending
  • Sisters
  • Orphans
  • London (England)
  • Flower girls
  • Flower vending
  • Orphans
  • Sisters
  • England
Label
A memory of violets : a novel of London's flower sellers, Hazel Gaynor
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Publication
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Includes P.S. Insights, Interviews & more
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
ocn897485877
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
389, 31 pages
Isbn
9780062316899
Lccn
2015295814
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
201562316893
System control number
(OCoLC)897485877
Label
A memory of violets : a novel of London's flower sellers, Hazel Gaynor
Publication
Note
Includes P.S. Insights, Interviews & more
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
ocn897485877
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
389, 31 pages
Isbn
9780062316899
Lccn
2015295814
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
201562316893
System control number
(OCoLC)897485877

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