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The Resource Pieces of happiness : a novel of friendship, hope and chocolate, Anne Ostby ; [traslated by Marie Ostby]

Pieces of happiness : a novel of friendship, hope and chocolate, Anne Ostby ; [traslated by Marie Ostby]

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Pieces of happiness : a novel of friendship, hope and chocolate
Title
Pieces of happiness
Title remainder
a novel of friendship, hope and chocolate
Statement of responsibility
Anne Ostby ; [traslated by Marie Ostby]
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Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • nor
  • eng
Summary
When recently-widowed Kat writes to her four old school friends, inviting them to live with her on a cocoa plantation in the South Pacific, they swap icy pavements and TV dinners for a tropical breeze and an azure-blue ocean. Leaving behind loneliness, dead-end jobs and marriages that have gone sour, they settle into the Women's House, surrounded by palms and cocoa trees; and locals with the puzzling habit of exploding into laughter for no discernible reason. Each of the women has her issues to resolve, and secrets to keep. But together the friends find a new purpose, starting a business making chocolate: bittersweet, succulent pieces of happiness
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DLC
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1958-
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Ostby, Anne
Dewey number
839.823/8
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Norwegian
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ostby, Marie
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
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  • Female friendship
  • Widows
  • Older women
  • Fiji
  • Large type books
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Female friendship
  • Large type books
  • Older women
  • Widows
  • Fiji
  • Humorous fiction
Label
Pieces of happiness : a novel of friendship, hope and chocolate, Anne Ostby ; [traslated by Marie Ostby]
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Norway as Biter av lykke by Font Forlag, Oslo, in 2016
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
ocn995630015
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
461 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432844813
Lccn
2017034689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Pieces of happiness : a novel of friendship, hope and chocolate, Anne Ostby ; [traslated by Marie Ostby]
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Norway as Biter av lykke by Font Forlag, Oslo, in 2016
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
ocn995630015
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
461 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432844813
Lccn
2017034689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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