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  • 1 of 4 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Vanderhoof Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Vanderhoof Public Library AF ROS (Text) 35193000362485 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2020-02-15

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781928088998 (trade paperback)
  • Physical Description: 319 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario : Buckrider Books, 2019.

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"In this captivating and intricate novel Laisha Rosnau introduces us to three women, each of whom is storied enough to have their own novel and who, together, make for an unforgettable tale. Based on the true story of the Caetanis, Italian nobility driven out of their home by the rise in fascism who chose exile in Vernon, BC, Rosnau brings to life Ofelia Caetani, her daughter Sveva Caetani and their personal secretary, Miss Juul. Miss Juul is the voice of the novel, a diminutive Danish woman who enters into employment with the Caetani family in Italy before the birth of Sveva, stays with them through twenty-five years of seclusion at their home in Vernon, and past the death of Ofelia. Little Fortress is a story of a shifting world, with the death of its age-old nobility, and of the intricacies of the lives of women caught up in these grand changes. It is a story of friendship, class, betrayal and love."--Publisher.
Subject: Exiles > Fiction.
Fascism > Fiction.
Women > Fiction.
Italians > Canada > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Canadian fiction.
Historical fiction.

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