The Resource Hero, Paul Butler, (ebook)

Hero, Paul Butler, (ebook)

Label
Hero
Title
Hero
Statement of responsibility
Paul Butler
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a St. John's hospital in 1945, Elsa Evans keeps a furtive vigil over the deathbed of Abram Kean, the renowned sealing captain. Remembering her first husband and her two brothers killed in the trenches thirty years before, and another young friend, Noah, frozen on the ice during the sealing disaster of 1914, Elsa contemplates a hideous revenge. The shock of her own bitterness forces her to retrace part of her life which is interwoven with those of her former employers, Simon and Sarah Jenson. On the morning of July 1916, Officer Lt. Simon Jenson, severely shell-shocked and demoralized after a year and a half in the trenches, fails in leadership, hanging behind his men as they march through into no-man's-land. When a figure emerges from the drifting smoke, he thrusts the blade of his bayonet forward not into the enemy but into the body of Charles Baxter, a comrade and the brother of his fianc<U+00da>, Sarah. Surviving against the odds, and with his battlefield actions misinterpreted, Simon is feted as a hero. But when Simon returns from the war, Sarah finds him emotionally fragile and prone to violent rages- not even their young daughter Lucy can cheer him. Worse, their lives are soon overtaken by the shadow of blackmail, and Sarah and Elsa, Lucy's governess, are forced to reconsider everything they once believed about loyalty, valor, and responsibility
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1964-
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Butler, Paul
Dewey number
C813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Sealing
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Soldiers
  • Families
  • Governesses
  • Heroes
  • Extortion
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
Target audience
adult
Label
Hero, Paul Butler, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781551098265
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11937002
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11937002
System control number
MWT11937002
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hero, Paul Butler, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781551098265
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11937002
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11937002
System control number
MWT11937002
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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