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Before the war
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Series:
Spoils of war volume 1.
Published:
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017.
Physical Desc:
298 pages ; 23 cm
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Central
FICTION Weldon, F.
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FICTION Weldon, F.
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FICTION Weldon, F.
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"1922. Vivien is twenty-four and a spinster. She wears fashionably droopy clothes, but she is plain and--almost worse--intelligent. At nearly six feet tall, she is known unkindly by her family as "the giantess." Fortunately, Vivien is rich, so she can travel to London and bribe a charismatic gentleman publisher to marry her. What he does not know is that Vivien is pregnant with another man's child and will die in childbirth in just a few months... Fay Weldon, with one eye on the present and one on the past, offers Vivien's fate, along with that of London between World War I and World War II. This is a city fizzing with change, full of flat-chested flappers, shell-shocked soldiers, and aristocrats clinging onto the past. Inventive, warm, playful, and full of Weldon's trademark ironic edge, Before the War is a spellbinding novel from one of the best writers of our time"--

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First U.S. Edition.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781250121233, 125012123X

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"1922. Vivien is twenty-four and a spinster. She wears fashionably droopy clothes, but she is plain and--almost worse--intelligent. At nearly six feet tall, she is known unkindly by her family as "the giantess." Fortunately, Vivien is rich, so she can travel to London and bribe a charismatic gentleman publisher to marry her. What he does not know is that Vivien is pregnant with another man's child and will die in childbirth in just a few months... Fay Weldon, with one eye on the present and one on the past, offers Vivien's fate, along with that of London between World War I and World War II. This is a city fizzing with change, full of flat-chested flappers, shell-shocked soldiers, and aristocrats clinging onto the past. Inventive, warm, playful, and full of Weldon's trademark ironic edge, Before the War is a spellbinding novel from one of the best writers of our time"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Weldon, F. (2017). Before the war. First U.S. Edition. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Weldon, Fay. 2017. Before the War. New York: St. Martin's Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Weldon, Fay, Before the War. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Weldon, Fay. Before the War. First U.S. Edition. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2017. Print.

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