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Major Pettigrew's last stand : a novel

Author: Helen Simonson
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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: Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Simonson
ISBN: 9781400068937 1400068932
OCLC Number: 326509253
Description: 358 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Helen Simonson.

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Edgecombe St. Mary, a small village in the English countryside is filled with rolling hills, thatched cottages, and contains a cast of characters both hilariously original and as familiar as the  Read more...

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"In the noisy world of today it is a delight to find a novel that dares to assert itself quietly with the lovely rhythm of Helen Simonson's funny, comforting, and intelligent first novel--a modern Read more...

 
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