The Resource Dark tides : a novel, Philippa Gregory

Dark tides : a novel, Philippa Gregory

Label
Dark tides : a novel
Title
Dark tides
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Philippa Gregory
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"#1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory's new historical novel tracks the rise of the Tidelands family in London, Venice, and New England. Midsummer Eve 1670. Two unexpected visitors arrive at a shabby warehouse on the south side of the River Thames. The first is a wealthy man hoping to find the lover he deserted twenty-one years before. James Avery has everything to offer, including the favour of the newly restored King Charles II, and he believes that the warehouse's poor owner Alinor has the one thing his money cannot buy-his son and heir. The second visitor is a beautiful widow from Venice in deepest mourning. She claims Alinor as her mother-in-law and has come to tell Alinor that her son Rob has drowned in the dark tides of the Venice lagoon. Alinor writes to her brother Ned, newly arrived in faraway New England and trying to make a life between the worlds of the English newcomers and the American Indians as they move toward inevitable war. Alinor tells him that she knows-without doubt-that her son is alive and the widow is an imposter. Set in the poverty and glamour of Restoration London, in the golden streets of Venice, and on the tensely contested frontier of early America, this is a novel of greed and desire: for love, for wealth, for a child, and for home"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gregory, Philippa
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6057.R386
LC item number
D37 2020
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The fairmile series
Series volume
vol 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Great Britain
Label
Dark tides : a novel, Philippa Gregory
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-452)
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
2020033249
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
452 pages
Isbn
9781501187186
Lccn
2020033249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Dark tides : a novel, Philippa Gregory
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 447-452)
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
2020033249
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
452 pages
Isbn
9781501187186
Lccn
2020033249
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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