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The Resource The railwayman's wife : a novel, Ashley Hay

The railwayman's wife : a novel, Ashley Hay

Label
The railwayman's wife : a novel
Title
The railwayman's wife
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ashley Hay
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""An absorbing and uplifting read."--M.L. Stedman, author of The Light Between Oceans "This is a book in which grief and love are so entwined they make a new and wonderful kind of sense."--Fiona McFarlane, author of The Night Guest Amidst the strange, silent aftermath of World War II, a widow, a poet, and a doctor search for lasting peace and fresh beginnings in this internationally acclaimed, award-winning novel. When Anikka Lachlan's husband, Mac, is killed in a railway accident, she is offered--and accepts--a job at the Railway Institute's library and searches there for some solace in her unexpectedly new life. But in Thirroul, in 1948, she's not the only person trying to chase dreams through books. There's Roy McKinnon, who found poetry in the mess of war, but who has now lost his words and his hope. There's Frank Draper, trapped by the guilt of those his medical treatment and care failed on their first day of freedom. All three struggle to find their own peace, and their own new story. But along with the firming of this triangle of friendship and a sense of lives inching towards renewal come other extremities--and misunderstandings. In the end, love and freedom can have unexpected ways of expressing themselves. The Railwayman's Wife explores the power of beginnings and endings, and how hard it can sometimes be to tell them apart. Most of all, it celebrates love in all its forms, and the beauty of discovering that loving someone can be as extraordinary as being loved yourself"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.4.H38
LC item number
R35 2016
Literary form
fiction
Label
The railwayman's wife : a novel, Ashley Hay
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn913304105
Edition
First Atria hardcover edition.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9781501128660
Lccn
2015042234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)913304105
Label
The railwayman's wife : a novel, Ashley Hay
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn913304105
Edition
First Atria hardcover edition.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9781501128660
Lccn
2015042234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)913304105

Library Locations

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      42.1176299 -70.955312
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