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The Resource The marriage of opposites : a novel, Alice Hoffman

The marriage of opposites : a novel, Alice Hoffman

Label
The marriage of opposites : a novel
Title
The marriage of opposites
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Alice Hoffman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro the Father of Impressionism"--
Summary
The daughter of Jewish refugees, Rachel Pomie grows up on the Caribbean island of St. Thomas, but dreams of traveling to Paris, the home of her ancestors. Instead, her father arranges for her to marry Isaac, a local widower with three children. When the much-older Isaac dies, his nephew Frederic arrives to settle the estate. Despite community disapproval, Rachel and Frederic fall in love. Inspired by the life of the woman who would become the mother of Impressionist painter Camille Pissarro, this novel offers a lush, lyrical depiction of 19th-century Jewish life in the Danish West Indies (now the U.S. Virgin Islands). -- Description by Gillian Speace
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2015
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10433512
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel based on the life of Rachel Pizzarro
Label
The marriage of opposites : a novel, Alice Hoffman
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=835403DE-8AEC-4998-8967-B47FE4143EB3
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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.
Control code
ocn906032033
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451693614
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
835403DE-8AEC-4998-8967-B47FE4143EB3
System control number
(OCoLC)906032033
Label
The marriage of opposites : a novel, Alice Hoffman
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=835403DE-8AEC-4998-8967-B47FE4143EB3
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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.
Control code
ocn906032033
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781451693614
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
835403DE-8AEC-4998-8967-B47FE4143EB3
System control number
(OCoLC)906032033

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