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The house at Riverton

Author: Kate Morton; Caroline Lee; Bolinda Audio (Firm); Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World, LLC.
Publisher: [Solon, Ohio] : Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, [released 2009], ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Sound recording : Fiction   Computer File : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Grace Bradley went to work at Riverton House as a servant when she was just a girl, before the First World War. For years her life was inextricably tied up with the Hartford family, most particularly the two daughters, Hannah and Emmeline. In the summer of 1924, at a glittering society party held at the house, a young poet shot himself. The only witnesses were Hannah and Emmeline and only they -- and Grace -- know  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Audiobooks collection
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Morton; Caroline Lee; Bolinda Audio (Firm); Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World, LLC.
ISBN: 9781742142685 1742142680
OCLC Number: 317525059
Notes: Originally published in Australia in 2006 as The Shifting Fog by Allen & Unwin.
Title from Playaway label.
Release date supplied by publisher.
"Playaway. Audiobooks. Pre-loaded and portable."--Container.
Previously released by Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd., p2006.
"Bolinda Audio"--Container.
In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.) with earphones and AAA battery.
Performer(s): Read by Caroline Lee.
Description: 1 sound media player (19 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Other Titles: Shifting fog
Responsibility: Kate Morton.

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Grace Bradley went to work at Riverton House as a servant when she was just a girl, before the First World War. For years her life was inextricably tied up with the Hartford family, most particularly the two daughters, Hannah and Emmeline. In the summer of 1924, at a glittering society party held at the house, a young poet shot himself. The only witnesses were Hannah and Emmeline and only they -- and Grace -- know the truth. In 1999, when Grace is ninety-eight years old and living out her last days in a nursing home, she is visited by a young director who is making a film about the events of that summer. She takes Grace back to Riverton House and reawakens her memories. Told in flashback, this is the story of Grace's youth during the last days of Edwardian aristocratic privilege shattered by war, of the vibrant twenties, and the changes she witnessed as an entire way of life vanished forever.

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