The Resource The house at Riverton : a novel, Kate Morton

The house at Riverton : a novel, Kate Morton

Label
The house at Riverton : a novel
Title
The house at Riverton
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kate Morton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Grace Bradley went to work at Riverton House as a servant when she was just a girl, before the First World War. For years her life was inextricably tied up with the Hartford family, most particularly the two daughters, Hannah and Emmeline. In the summer of 1924, at a glittering society party held at the house, a young poet shot himself. The only witnesses were Hannah and Emmeline and only they--and Grace--know the truth. In 1999, when Grace is ninety-eight years old and living out her last days in a nursing home, she is visited by a young director who is making a film about the events of that summer. She takes Grace back to Riverton House and reawakens her memories--From publisher description
Member of
Cataloging source
VPW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morton, Kate
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.4.M74
LC item number
S55 2009
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
WSP readers club
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women household employees
  • Reminiscing in old age
  • Upper class families
  • Poets
  • Great Britain
  • England
Label
The house at Riverton : a novel, Kate Morton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Australia in 2006 as The Shifting Fog by Allen & Unwin"--Title page verso
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
ocn309947012
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Washington Square Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
viii, 473 pages
Isbn
9781416550532
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009290803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)309947012
Label
The house at Riverton : a novel, Kate Morton
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Australia in 2006 as The Shifting Fog by Allen & Unwin"--Title page verso
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
ocn309947012
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Washington Square Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
viii, 473 pages
Isbn
9781416550532
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009290803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)309947012

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