The Resource Black orchids, Gillian Slovo

Black orchids, Gillian Slovo

Label
Black orchids
Title
Black orchids
Statement of responsibility
Gillian Slovo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the genteely impoverished and rebellious Evelyn marries the charming Emil, scion of a privileged Sinhalese family, she thinks that her dream of a life in England can now at last come true. So the family travel, with their young son Milton, from Ceylon to Tilbury Docks. But this is England in the 1950s and, no matter how hard Evelyn wishes that it would, England does not take kindly to strangers, especially families who are half black and half white. A profound and moving novel, this is the story about the search to feel at home in your own skin
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6069.L56
LC item number
B53 2008
Literary form
novels
Black orchids, Gillian Slovo
Label
Black orchids, Gillian Slovo
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
498161
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9781844083114
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP498161
  • (OCoLC)241046234
  • 12411575

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