The Resource The convent, Maureen McCarthy

The convent, Maureen McCarthy

Label
The convent
Title
The convent
Statement of responsibility
Maureen McCarthy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Peach is nineteen and pretty happy with the way things are. She has her university work, two wildly different best friends, her sister, Stella, to look after and a broken heart to mend. But when she takes a summer job at a cafe in the old convent, her idea of who she is takes a sharp turn into the past. Where once there were nuns, young girls and women who had fallen on hard times, Peach discovers secrets from three generations of her family. As their stories are revealed, Peach is jolted out of her comfort zone. But does she really want to know who she is?
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adolescent
The convent, Maureen McCarthy
Label
The convent, Maureen McCarthy
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Catherine Kovesi's historical work 'Pitch your Tents on Distant Shores - a History of the Sisters of The Good Shepherd in Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand and Tahaiti' (Playright Publishing, 2006) was a wonderful reference."--Acknowledgements
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Peach is nineteen and pretty happy with the way things are. She has her university studies, two best friends, her younger sister Stella to look after, and a broken heart to mend. But when she takes a summer job at a cafe in the Old Abbotsford Convent, her idea of who she is takes a sharp turn...into the past. The nuns, orphans and fallen women are long gone when Peach discovers her own deep connection to the place. But as the convent's stories intertwine with her own, Peach is jolted out of her comfort zone. How much does she really want to know? And who will be around when she finds out who she really is?"--Back cover. Suggested level: secondary
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781743318348
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904958537
  • (AuCNLKIN)000054424944

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