The Resource Old baggage : a novel, Lissa Evans., (ebook)

Old baggage : a novel, Lissa Evans., (ebook)

Label
Old baggage : a novel
Title
Old baggage
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lissa Evans.
Creator
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author of the acclaimed Crooked Heart returns with a comic, charming, and surprisingly timely portrait of a once pioneering suffragette trying to find her new passion in post-WWI era London.1928. Riffling through a cupboard, Matilda Simpkin comes across a small wooden club-an old possession that she hasn't seen for more than a decade. Immediately, memories come flooding back to Mattie-memories of a thrilling past, which only further serve to remind her of her chafingly uneventful present. During the Women's Suffrage Campaign, she was a militant who was jailed five times and never missed an opportunity to return to the fray. Now in middle age, the closest she gets to the excitement of her old life is the occasional lecture on the legacy of the militant movement. After running into an old suffragette comrade who has committed herself to the wave of Fascism, Mattie realizes there is a new cause she needs to fight for and turns her focus to a new generation of women. Thus the Amazons are formed, a group created to give girls a place to not only exercise their bodies but their minds, and ignite in young women a much-needed interest in the world around them. But when a new girl joins the group, sending Mattie's past crashing into her present, every principle Mattie has ever stood for is threatened. Old Baggage is a funny and bittersweet portrait of a woman who has never given up the fight and the young women who are just discovering it
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Evans, Lissa
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Suffragists
  • Fascism
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Old baggage : a novel, Lissa Evans., (ebook)
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Publication
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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
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780062895455
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12379183
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12379183
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Old baggage : a novel, Lissa Evans., (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
9780062895455
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12379183
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12379183
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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