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Bittersweet, Colleen McCullough, (ebook)

Label
Bittersweet
Title
Bittersweet
Statement of responsibility
Colleen McCullough
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In her first epic romantic novel since The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough weaves a sweeping story of two sets of twins'all trained as nurses, but each with her own ambitions'stepping into womanhood in 1920s and 30s Australia. Because they are two sets of twins, the four Latimer sisters are as close as can be. Yet these vivacious young women each have their own dreams for themselves: Edda wants to be a doctor, Tufts wants to organize everything, Grace won't be told what to do, and Kitty wishes to be known for something other than her beauty. They are famous throughout New South Wales for their beauty, wit, and ambition, but as they step into womanhood, they are not enthusiastic about the limited prospects life holds for them. Together they decide to enroll in a training program for nurses'a new option for women of their time, who have previously been largely limited to the role of wives, and preferably mothers. As the Latimer sisters become immersed in hospital life and the demands of their training, they meet people and encounter challenges that spark new maturity and independence. They meet men from all walks of life'local farmers, their professional colleagues, and even men with national roles and reputations'and each sister must make weighty decisions about what she values most. The results are sometimes happy, sometimes heartbreaking, but always ... bittersweet. Rendered with McCullough's trademark historical accuracy, this dramatic coming of age tale is wise in the ways of the human heart, one that will transport readers to a time in history that feels at once exotic and yet not so very distant from our own
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1937-2015
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McCullough, Colleen
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.M32
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Sisters
  • Twins
  • Nurses
  • Choice (Psychology)
  • Self-actualization (Psychology) in women
  • Self-realization in women
  • Australia
  • Fiction
Label
Bittersweet, Colleen McCullough, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476755458
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00561624
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
44D044AC-F680-460B-8555-E2AB7086E862
System control number
  • ocn889905131
  • (OCoLC)889905131
Label
Bittersweet, Colleen McCullough, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476755458
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00561624
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
44D044AC-F680-460B-8555-E2AB7086E862
System control number
  • ocn889905131
  • (OCoLC)889905131

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