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The Resource The Chilbury Ladies' Choir : a novel, Jennifer Ryan

The Chilbury Ladies' Choir : a novel, Jennifer Ryan

Label
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir : a novel
Title
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Ryan
Title variation
Chilbury Ladies Choir
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As England becomes enmeshed in the early days of World War II and the men are away fighting, the women of Chilbury village forge an uncommon bond. They defy the Vicar’s stuffy edict to close the choir and instead “carry on singing,” resurrecting themselves as the Chilbury Ladies’ Choir. We come to know the home-front struggles of five unforgettable choir members: a timid widow devastated when her only son goes to fight; the older daughter of a local scion drawn to a mysterious artist; her younger sister pining over an impossible crush; a Jewish refugee from Czechoslovakia hiding a family secret; and a conniving midwife plotting to outrun her seedy past
Summary
Letters and journals reveal the struggles, affairs, deceptions, and triumphs of five members of a village choir during World War II as they band together to survive the upheavals of war and village intrigue on the English home front
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10544999
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ryan, Jennifer
Dewey number
823/.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6118.Y3546
LC item number
C48 2017b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Choirs (Music)
  • Women
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
Label
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir : a novel, Jennifer Ryan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20847912
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9781101906750
Lccn
bl2016057646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn971129457
Label
The Chilbury Ladies' Choir : a novel, Jennifer Ryan
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20847912
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9781101906750
Lccn
bl2016057646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn971129457

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