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Book Club in a bag : Major Pettigrew's last stand : a novel

Author: Helen Simonson
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Random House Trade pbk. ed
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Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired) leads a quiet life in the village of St. Mary, England, until his brother's death sparks an unexpected friendship with Mrs. Jasmina Ali, the Pakistani shopkeeper from the village. Drawn together by their shared love of literature and the loss of their respective spouses, the Major and Mrs. Ali soon find their friendship blossoming into something more. But will their relationship  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Simonson
ISBN: 9780812981223 0812981227
OCLC Number: 740589291
Notes: Originally published in 2010.
Includes A reader's guide.
Includes discussion questions.
Description: 12 copies ; 1 bag
Responsibility: Helen Simonson.

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Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired) leads a quiet life in the village of St. Mary, England, until his brother's death sparks an unexpected friendship with Mrs. Jasmina Ali, the Pakistani shopkeeper from the village. Drawn together by their shared love of literature and the loss of their respective spouses, the Major and Mrs. Ali soon find their friendship blossoming into something more. But will their relationship survive in a society that considers Ali a foreigner?

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