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The Resource Four respectable ladies seek the meaning of wife, Barbara Toner

Four respectable ladies seek the meaning of wife, Barbara Toner

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Four respectable ladies seek the meaning of wife
Title
Four respectable ladies seek the meaning of wife
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Toner
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Marriage isn't always a bed of roses. And there are many ways to be a wife,' the vicar informs the town ... It's 1930, and as the Depression overtakes rural New South Wales, what it means to be a wife tests the four respectable ladies of Prospect to their very limit. Louisa Worthington fled to the city ten years ago, pregnant, poor and under a cloud of scandal. Now she's back - blonde and brazen - with her heart set on the married son of the town's mayor. Adelaide Nightingale, newly widowed and starved of romance, yearns for adoration, security and a version of herself defined by beauty not business. Maggie Albright dreams of empire building, but is hamstrung by her over-cautious husband, who grows less handsome by the day. Then there's Pearl Fletcher, happily married to Joe, the district's most successful sheep farmer, but protecting a secret that could tear their family apart. And hovering in the town's shadows is a ghost from their past. A man newly released from jail ruthlessly bent on exploiting the ladies' hopes and fears to get what he wants. And what he wants is Louisa . .
Cataloging source
AU@
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1948-
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Toner, Barbara
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marriage
  • Wives
  • Interpersonal relations
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Depressions
  • Polygamy
  • Country life
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
Four respectable ladies seek the meaning of wife, Barbara Toner
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
22960592
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
337 pages
Isbn
9780143787570
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
be2019008479
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
Four respectable ladies seek the meaning of wife, Barbara Toner
Publication
Copyright
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
22960592
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
337 pages
Isbn
9780143787570
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
be2019008479
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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