The Resource The postcard, Leah Fleming

The postcard, Leah Fleming

Label
The postcard
Title
The postcard
Statement of responsibility
Leah Fleming
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At her father's funeral, Melissa makes a shocking discovery that will send her on a journey across continents and into her family's hidden past...
Biographical or historical data
Leah Fleming was born in Lancashire and is married with three sons and a daughter. She writes from an old farmhouse in the Yorkshire Dales and an olive grove in Crete.
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
Dewey number
AF
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Summary expansion
2002, Australia. When Melissa discovers a postcard addressed to 'Desmond' among her recently deceased father's effects, she is determined to discover this person's identity and his relationship to her father. She soon embarks on a journey that will take her across oceans and into the past...1930's, London. Caroline grew on a secluded Scottish estate with her 'Aunt' Phoebe. Now, the shocking realisation that Phoebe is actually her mother fuels a rebellious streak in Caroline, who elopes to Cairo to get married. But her marriage quickly turns sour and leads to an affair with an old lover, and to a baby boy, Desmond. With her personal life in tatters and WWII approaching, she volunteers as a secret agent, smuggling valuable information into Europe for the British government. When Caroline finally returns from the war, Desmond is gone; he was secretly taken to Australia by his nanny years before. Will Caroline be able to track him down? And how will her journey to find her son lead to Melissa's mission to uncover her father's past?
Target audience
general
The postcard, Leah Fleming
Label
The postcard, Leah Fleming
Publication
Note
Hardback
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Related Location
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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
9780857204004
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Dimensions
23x15 cm.
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Extent
416 pages
Isbn
9780857204004
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) MH_113917

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