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Major Pettigrew's last stand, Helen Simonson

Label
Major Pettigrew's last stand
Title
Major Pettigrew's last stand
Statement of responsibility
Helen Simonson
Title variation
Major Pettigrews last stand
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Welcome to Edgecombe St. Mary, a small village in the English countryside filled with rolling hills and thatched cottages. There Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired) leads a quiet life valuing the things that Englishmen have lived by for generations: honor, duty, decorum, and a properly brewed cup of tea. But then his brother's death sparks an unexpected friendship with Mrs. Jasmina Ali, the Pakistani shopkeeper from the village. (Bestseller)
Member of
Summary
Forced to confront the realities of life in the twenty-first century when he falls in love with Pakistani widow Mrs. Ali, Major Pettigrew finds the relationship challenged by local prejudices that view Mrs. Ali, a Cambridge native, as a perpetual foreigner.
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
342064
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simonson, Helen
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Country life
  • Retirees
  • Widowers
  • Widows
  • Pakistanis
  • Interracial friendship
Target audience
adult
Label
Major Pettigrew's last stand, Helen Simonson
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
587 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410427526
Lccn
2010-12483
Note
"A novel"--Cover.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm650019256
  • 4447-67860
  • (OCoLC)650019256
  • (OCoLC)ocn606760702
  • (OCoLC)606760702
  • (OUa)vtls000765426
  • (OCoLC)ocn650019256
Label
Major Pettigrew's last stand, Helen Simonson
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
587 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410427526
Lccn
2010-12483
Note
"A novel"--Cover.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm650019256
  • 4447-67860
  • (OCoLC)650019256
  • (OCoLC)ocn606760702
  • (OCoLC)606760702
  • (OUa)vtls000765426
  • (OCoLC)ocn650019256

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