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Dreamers of the day : a novel

Author: Mary Doria Russell
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A forty-year-old schoolteacher from Ohio still reeling from the tragedies of the Great War and the influenza epidemic comes into a modest inheritance that allows her to take the trip of a lifetime to Egypt and the Holy Land. Arriving at the Semiramis Hotel, site of the 1921 Cairo Peace Conference, she meets Winston Churchill, T.E. Lawrence, and Lady Gertrude Bell. With her plainspoken American opinions, she becomes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Historical fiction
Love stories
History
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Russell, Mary Doria, 1950-
Dreamers of the day.
New York : Random House, ©2008
(OCoLC)608122699
Named Person: T E Lawrence; Winston Churchill; Gertrude Lowthian Bell; Gertrude Lowthian Bell; Winston Churchill; T E Lawrence
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Doria Russell
ISBN: 9781400064717 1400064716 9780385614542 0385614543
OCLC Number: 144769917
Description: 253 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Mary Doria Russell.
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A forty-year-old schoolteacher from Ohio still reeling from the tragedies of the Great War and the influenza epidemic comes into a modest inheritance that allows her to take the trip of a lifetime to Egypt and the Holy Land. Arriving at the Semiramis Hotel, site of the 1921 Cairo Peace Conference, she meets Winston Churchill, T.E. Lawrence, and Lady Gertrude Bell. With her plainspoken American opinions, she becomes a sounding board for these historic luminaries who will, in the space of a few days, invent the nations of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan. While neither a pawn or a participant at the conference, she is drawn into the geopolitical intrigue surrounding the conference.

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