skip to content
A town like Alice Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A town like Alice

Author: Nevil Shute
Publisher: New York : Knopf Doubleday Pub. Group, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Since the end of her incredible struggle to survive the desperate hardships of Japanese-occupied Malaya, Jean Paget has lived a quietly anonymous life. But an unexpected inheritance and the desire to repay long remembered kindness sends her back across the world to the place which holds memories of both horror and great tenderness. And news of what seems like a miracle reawakens old longings and hopes for a love  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
War stories
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nevil Shute
ISBN: 9780307476975 0307476979
OCLC Number: 649453116
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Nevil Shute.

Abstract:

Since the end of her incredible struggle to survive the desperate hardships of Japanese-occupied Malaya, Jean Paget has lived a quietly anonymous life. But an unexpected inheritance and the desire to repay long remembered kindness sends her back across the world to the place which holds memories of both horror and great tenderness. And news of what seems like a miracle reawakens old longings and hopes for a love which had barely begun and has yet to be fulfilled.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/649453116> # A town like Alice
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "649453116" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/0111-1/{87349B3B-DC24-4D7F-A1B8-A13056B7C88D}Img100.jpg'" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1007385#Topic/literary_criticism_european_english_irish_scottish_welsh> ; # LITERARY CRITICISM--European--English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1077227> ; # Prisoners of war
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1007385#Topic/fiction_literary> ; # FICTION--Literary
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1007385#Topic/world_war_1939_1945> ; # World War, 1939-1945
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1007385#Place/australia> ; # Australia
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1007385#Topic/prisoners_of_war> ; # Prisoners of war
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1007385#Event/1939_1945> ; # 1939-1945
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1007385#Topic/soldiers_australia> ; # Soldiers--Australia
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204543> ; # Australia.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> ; # World War (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1125233> ; # Soldiers
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/823.912/e22/> ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/7510005> ; # Nevil Shute
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:description "Since the end of her incredible struggle to survive the desperate hardships of Japanese-occupied Malaya, Jean Paget has lived a quietly anonymous life. But an unexpected inheritance and the desire to repay long remembered kindness sends her back across the world to the place which holds memories of both horror and great tenderness. And news of what seems like a miracle reawakens old longings and hopes for a love which had barely begun and has yet to be fulfilled."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1007385> ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "War stories"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1007385#CreativeWork/> ;
    schema:name "A town like Alice"@en ;
    schema:productID "649453116" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/649453116#PublicationEvent/new_york_knopf_doubleday_pub_group_2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1007385#Agent/knopf_doubleday_pub_group> ; # Knopf Doubleday Pub. Group
    schema:url <http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L2B7wIAALofAAA1e/products/87349b3b-dc24-4d7f-a1b8-a13056b7c88d> ;
    schema:url <http://spl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=87349B3B-DC24-4D7F-A1B8-A13056B7C88D> ;
    schema:url <http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L2B7wIAAHkJAAA1R/products/87349b3b-dc24-4d7f-a1b8-a13056b7c88d> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=717322> ;
    schema:url <http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L2B7wIAAAoFAAA18/products/87349b3b-dc24-4d7f-a1b8-a13056b7c88d> ;
    schema:url <http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L2B7wIAAKsfAAA1r/products/87349b3b-dc24-4d7f-a1b8-a13056b7c88d> ;
    schema:url <http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L2B7wIAAMMfAAA1v/products/87349b3b-dc24-4d7f-a1b8-a13056b7c88d> ;
    schema:url <http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L2B7wIAAKwfAAA1g/products/87349b3b-dc24-4d7f-a1b8-a13056b7c88d> ;
    schema:url <http://excerpts.cdn.overdrive.com/FormatType-410/0111-1/873/49B/3B/TownLikeAlice9780307476975.epub> ;
    schema:url <http://rbdigital.oneclickdigital.com> ;
    schema:url <https://hclib.overdrive.com/media/87349B3B-DC24-4D7F-A1B8-A13056B7C88D> ;
    schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=87349B3B-DC24-4D7F-A1B8-A13056B7C88D> ;
    schema:url <http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L2B7wIAADgJAAA1t/products/87349b3b-dc24-4d7f-a1b8-a13056b7c88d> ;
    schema:url "http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/0111-1/{87349B3B-DC24-4D7F-A1B8-A13056B7C88D}Img100.jpg" ;
    schema:url <https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=87349B3B-DC24-4D7F-A1B8-A13056B7C88D&.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
    schema:url <http://www.molib2go.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=87349B3B-DC24-4D7F-A1B8-A13056B7C88D> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780307476975> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/649453116> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1007385#Agent/knopf_doubleday_pub_group> # Knopf Doubleday Pub. Group
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Knopf Doubleday Pub. Group" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1007385#Topic/fiction_literary> # FICTION--Literary
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "FICTION--Literary"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1007385#Topic/literary_criticism_european_english_irish_scottish_welsh> # LITERARY CRITICISM--European--English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LITERARY CRITICISM--European--English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1077227> # Prisoners of war
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Prisoners of war"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1125233> # Soldiers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Soldiers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204543> # Australia.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Australia." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/7510005> # Nevil Shute
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1899" ;
    schema:deathDate "1960" ;
    schema:familyName "Shute" ;
    schema:givenName "Nevil" ;
    schema:name "Nevil Shute" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780307476975>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0307476979" ;
    schema:isbn "9780307476975" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.