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The Resource The last bookshop in London : a novel of World War II, Madeline Martin

The last bookshop in London : a novel of World War II, Madeline Martin

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The last bookshop in London : a novel of World War II
Title
The last bookshop in London
Title remainder
a novel of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Madeline Martin
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Inspired by the true World War II history of the few bookshops to survive the Blitz, The Last Bookshop in London is a timeless story of wartime loss, love and the enduring power of literature. August 1939: London is dismal under the weight of impending war with Germany as Hitler's forces continue to sweep across Europe. Into this uncertain maelstrom steps Grace Bennett, young and ready for a fresh start in the bustling city streets she's always dreamed of-and miles away from her troubled past in the countryside. With aspirations of working at a department store, Grace never imagined she'd wind up employed at Primrose Hill, an offbeat bookshop nestled in the heart of the city-after all, she's never been much of a reader. Overwhelmed with organizing the cluttered store, she doesn't have time to read the books she sells. But when one is gifted to her, what starts as an obligation becomes a passion that draws her into the incredible world of literature. As the Blitz rains down bombs on the city night after night, a devastating attack leaves the libraries and shops of London's literary center in ruins. Miraculously, Grace's bookshop survives the firestorm. Through blackouts and air raids, Grace continues running the shop, discovering a newfound comfort in the power of words and storytelling that unites her community in ways she never imagined-a force that triumphs over even the darkest nights of war-torn London
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martin, Madeline
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Saskia Maarleveld
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  • Maarleveld, Saskia
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bookstores
  • Women booksellers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The last bookshop in London : a novel of World War II, Madeline Martin
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13897714?utm_source=MARC
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unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 13 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781488211362
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital.
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13938820
Publisher number
MWT13938820
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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Label
The last bookshop in London : a novel of World War II, Madeline Martin
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/13897714?utm_source=MARC
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 13 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781488211362
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13938820
Publisher number
MWT13938820
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(MWT)MWT13938820
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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