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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

Label
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Title
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Statement of responsibility
Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Juliet Ashton, a thirty-year-old author, writes to her publisher expressing her desire to stop covering the aftermath of WWII, but Guernsey farmer Dawsey Adams invites neighbors to write to Juliet with their stories, which puts her off at first but eventually helps her find inspiration for her next book, and her life
Summary
In 1946, writer Juliet Ashton finds inspiration for her next book in her correspondence with a native of Guernsey, who tells her about the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a book club born as an alibi during German occupation
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Best Indie Buzz Book, 2009.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
265519
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Library Journal Starred
  • Publisher's Weekly
  • Booklist
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shaffer, Mary Ann
Dewey number
  • 813/.6
  • [Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PS3619.H3365
LC item number
G84 2008
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Barrows, Annie
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women authors
  • Book clubs (Discussion groups)
  • London (England)
  • Channel Islands
  • England
  • Women authors
  • Book clubs (Discussion groups)
  • London (England)
  • Channel Islands
  • England
  • Epistolary fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Control code
21410192
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
277 p.
Isbn
9780385340991
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2007047869
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (rplri)44238
  • (IMchF)fol11919478
Label
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Control code
21410192
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
277 p.
Isbn
9780385340991
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2007047869
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (rplri)44238
  • (IMchF)fol11919478

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