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The flowers of the field

Author: Sarah Harrison
Publisher: London : Macdonald, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Thea Tennant, eldest daughter of a wealthy self-made man and his elegant aristocratic wife, yearns to do more than follow the traditional path laid out for her. When her beautiful but flighty sister Dulcie brings trouble to the family, both Thea and Dulcie are sent to relatives in Austria. But with the onset of the First World War, their lives change beyond recognition. It isn't just the Tennants whose lives have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Harrison
ISBN: 0354044826 9780354044820
OCLC Number: 6747624
Description: 666 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Sarah Harrison.

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"Thea Tennant, eldest daughter of a wealthy self-made man and his elegant aristocratic wife, yearns to do more than follow the traditional path laid out for her. When her beautiful but flighty sister Dulcie brings trouble to the family, both Thea and Dulcie are sent to relatives in Austria. But with the onset of the First World War, their lives change beyond recognition. It isn't just the Tennants whose lives have changed: for their parlour maid Primmy, the War brings opportunities she is determined to take - and a surprising friendship"--Publisher's description.

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