The Resource The flight of Gemma Hardy : a novel, Margot Livesey

The flight of Gemma Hardy : a novel, Margot Livesey

Label
The flight of Gemma Hardy : a novel
Title
The flight of Gemma Hardy
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Margot Livesey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Overcoming a life of hardship and loneliness, Gemma Hardy, a brilliant and determined young woman, accepts a position as an au pair on the remote Orkney Islands where she faces her biggest challenge yet
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.L563
LC item number
F58 2012
Literary form
fiction
The flight of Gemma Hardy : a novel, Margot Livesey
Label
The flight of Gemma Hardy : a novel, Margot Livesey
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When her widower father drowns at sea, ten-year-old Gemma Hardy, an only child, is taken from her native Iceland to Scotland, to live with her uncle's family. But the death of her doting guardian soon after leaves Gemma under the resentful eye of her aunt, and Gemma, her aunt quickly makes clear, is an unwelcome guest. When she receives a scholarship to a private school, Gemma believes she's found the perfect solution, and she eagerly sets out again to a new home; but at Claypoole she finds herself treated as an unpaid servant. To Gemma's delight, the school finally goes bankrupt in 1959 and she takes a job as an au pair to the niece of a rich, single bachelor on the Orkney Islands
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24 cm
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
447 pages
Isbn
9780062064226
Lccn
2012371565
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)768776107

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