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The Resource A duty to the dead, Charles Todd

A duty to the dead, Charles Todd

Label
A duty to the dead
Title
A duty to the dead
Statement of responsibility
Charles Todd
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
British World War I nurse Bess Crawford, recovering from an injury, takes the opportunity to honor a promise she made to dying patient Arthur Graham to deliver a message to his brother, and becomes involved in trying to help yet another brother, Perrigrine, who has been locked up in an asylum for years on the charge that he murdered a maid, recover his memory and learn the truth about the crime
Member of
Summary
Independent-minded Bess Crawford's upbringing is far different from that of the usual upper-middle-class British gentlewoman. At the outbreak of WWI, she volunteers for the nursing corps, serving from the battlefields of France to the doomed hospital ship Britannic. On one voyage, she promises to a deliver a message from a dying officer to his brother. Once she's able to do so, she's disturbed at the brother's indifferent reception of the message, and when an unexpected turn of events provides her with an opportunity to stay with the family for a short time, she takes it
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
321347
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Todd, Charles
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • [Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.O37
LC item number
D87 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Bess Crawford mystery
Series volume
[1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nurses
  • World War, 1914-1918
Target audience
adult
Label
A duty to the dead, Charles Todd
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Series numeration from NoveList
  • "A Bess Crawford mystery"--Dust jacket
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
18201832
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
329 pages
Isbn
9780061791765
Lccn
2008055909
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (LHPL)322189
  • (OCoLC)ocn297530044
  • (OCoLC)297530044
Label
A duty to the dead, Charles Todd
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Series numeration from NoveList
  • "A Bess Crawford mystery"--Dust jacket
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
18201832
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
329 pages
Isbn
9780061791765
Lccn
2008055909
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (LHPL)322189
  • (OCoLC)ocn297530044
  • (OCoLC)297530044

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