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A Short time to stay here, Terry Roberts

Label
A Short time to stay here
Title
A Short time to stay here
Statement of responsibility
Terry Roberts
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Author
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
"The summer of 1917 should have been a summer like any other. Stephen Robbins should have been doing the same thing he'd been doing for years past. As a young boy he'd fled his life in a secluded mountain cove and risen through the ranks to become the manager of the South's finest resort, the elegant Mountain Park Hotel. By all rights, he should have spent this summer as host to some of the wealthiest gentry on the East Coast. Hans Ruser, German Commodore of the world's largest and most luxurious cruise liner, Vaderland, should have been sailing yet again with his elite passengers to the far corners of the world. And Anna Ulmann, captivating and beautiful, should have been at home in her New York mansion planning yet another lavish dinner party for her famous husband and his rich and powerful friends. She should have idled away her spare time by taking perfectly staged photographic portraits of the very same people. But war will change everything that should have been in that summer of 1917-- the U.S. enters WWI and the Mountain Park Hotel is pressed into service as an internment camp for over 2,000 German nationals, including Ruser and his men. This sudden collision of lives and cultures in the small town of Hot Springs, North Carolina is both frightening and exhilarating. And the unlikely alliance that forms between Hans Ruser and Stephen Robbins will force each to decide just how far they are willing to go to keep peace in the beautiful and isolated mountains. Feisty Anna Ulmann, seeking to assert her independence in a male-dominated world, mysteriously flees south to devote her life to documentary photography. When she steps off the train at the Hot Springs depot one sultry summer day, she could not have imagined the passionate journey that will result when she matches wits with Stephen Robbins. Haunted by demons both past and present, they will face heartbreaking tragedy. Yet together they will discover the true meaning of imprisonment and escape
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1956-
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Roberts, Terry
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Hotelkeepers
  • Concentration camps
  • Prisoners of war
  • Women photographers
Label
A Short time to stay here, Terry Roberts
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Copyright
Note
"Sourthern Fiction, Willie Morris award"--Cover
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn950958729
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
283 pages
Isbn
9781681629520
Lccn
2016040057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)950958729
Label
A Short time to stay here, Terry Roberts
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Sourthern Fiction, Willie Morris award"--Cover
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
ocn950958729
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
283 pages
Isbn
9781681629520
Lccn
2016040057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)950958729

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