The Resource Silver Thread, (ebook)

Silver Thread, (ebook)

Label
Silver Thread
Title
Silver Thread
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The day was dove grey, and silk. A melancholic cloth that whispered and rustled. Who could say what it foretold.' Dublin, 1840: Rhia Mahoney watches in despair as her father's linen warehouse goes up in flames. Her family is ruined. Her imagined future, full of pattern and color, plum brocades and beetle green taffeta, crumbles to ashes. Seeking work as a governess in dismal London, Rhia's life is changed beyond all imagination when her uncle, a shipping merchant, commits suicide. Rhia cannot - will not - believe he would take his own life, but before she can investigate, she is accused of a crime she didn't commit, and forced to board a prison ship bound for New South Wales. The voyage is one of dry biscuits and endless sea, made bearable by the women's daily chore: to sew scraps of cloth into an elaborate quilt. What Rhia does not realise is that with every stich, she binds herself closer to a journey of discovery that will not end in Australia... Weaving death, love and adventure into a vivid tale of the world at the height of Empire, The Silver Thread is plotted like a murder mystery, but narrated with the skill and style of a literary storyteller
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1964-
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Fitzpatrick, Kylie
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Suicide
  • Governesses
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Silver Thread, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781908800862
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11821932
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11821932
System control number
MWT11821932
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Silver Thread, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781908800862
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11821932
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11821932
System control number
MWT11821932
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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