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The summer country : a novel / Lauren Willig.

Willig, Lauren, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 14 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Vanderhoof Public Library.

Current holds

2 current holds with 14 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Vanderhoof Public Library AF WIL (Text) 35193000353336 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2019-08-06

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062839022
  • Physical Description: 464 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2019.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Barbados, 1854: Emily Dawson receives an unexpected inheritance: a sugar plantation in Barbados - a plantation her grandfather never told anyone he owned. Emily finds Peverills a burnt-out shell, reduced to ruins in 1816, when a rising of enslaved people sent the island up in flames. Rumours swirl around the derelict plantation; people whisper of ghosts. Why would her practical-minded grandfather leave her a property in ruins? The answer lies in the past - a tangled history of lies, greed, clandestine love, heartbreaking betrayal, and a bold bid for freedom.
Subject: Sugar plantations > Barbados > Fiction.
Inheritance and succession > Fiction.
Barbados > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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