The Resource The tea planter's wife : a novel, Dinah Jefferies

The tea planter's wife : a novel, Dinah Jefferies

Label
The tea planter's wife : a novel
Title
The tea planter's wife
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Dinah Jefferies
Title variation
tea planters wife
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1920s Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). Gwendolyn, a young Englishwoman, marries Laurence, an older widower and tea plantation owner. At first Gwen finds it hard to adjust to the customs and racial issues, but on discovering she is pregnant Gwen is determined to be a good mother and a support to her husband. When Laurence's sister Verity visits, questions are raised about Laurence's first marriage and secrets about his past
Summary
Follows the experiences of a young Englishwoman in 1920s Ceylon who confronts local hostilities before the discovery of her husband's secrets forces her to make a devastating choice
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10515883
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jefferies, Dinah
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
PR6110.E337
LC item number
T43 2016
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Married women
  • British
  • Tea plantations
  • Secrecy
  • Pregnancy
  • Sri Lanka
  • Pregnancy.
  • British
  • Married women
  • Pregnancy
  • Secrecy
  • Tea plantations
  • Sri Lanka
Target audience
adult
Label
The tea planter's wife : a novel, Dinah Jefferies
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-418)
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
ocn934193061
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
418 pages
Isbn
9780451495976
Lccn
2016298125
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)934193061
Label
The tea planter's wife : a novel, Dinah Jefferies
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 415-418)
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
ocn934193061
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
418 pages
Isbn
9780451495976
Lccn
2016298125
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)934193061

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