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Available copies

  • 9 of 25 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Webb City Public. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Webb City Public Library.

Current holds

11 current holds with 25 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Webb City Public Library New Fic Kelly, Julia (Text) 38262300005679 Adult Fiction Checked out 03/23/2021

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"From the author of The Light Over London and the "gripping, moving" (Kelly Rimmer) The Whispers of War comes a poignant and heartwrenching tale of five women in three eras, whose lives are tied together by one very special garden"-- Provided by publisher.
Present day: Emma Lovett has dedicated her career to breathing new life into long-neglected gardens. Given the chance to restore the gardens of the famed Highbury House estate, designed in 1907 by her hero Venetia Smith, she begins to uncover secrets that have long lain hidden. 1907: A talented artist with a growing reputation for her ambitious work, Venetia Smith is determined to make the gardens of Highbury House a triumph; but the gardens-- and the people she meets-- promise to change her life forever. 1944: Land girl Beth Pedley arrives at a farm on the outskirts of the village of Highbury wanting to find a place she can call home. Cook Stella Adderton is desperate to leave Highbury House to pursue her own dreams. And widow Diana Symonds, the mistress of the grand house, is anxiously trying to cling to her pre-war life now that her home has been requisitioned and transformed into a convalescent hospital for wounded soldiers. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Women > England > Fiction.
Gardens > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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