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The forgotten letters of Esther Durrant

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First U.S. edition.

"1951. Esther Durrant, a young mother, is committed to an isolated mental asylum by her husband. Run by a pioneering psychiatrist, the hospital is at first Esther's prison but soon surprisingly becomes her refuge. 2018. Free-spirited marine scientist Rachel Parker embarks on a research posting in the Isles of Scilly, off the Cornish coast. When a violent storm forces her to take shelter on a far-flung island, she discovers a collection of hidden love letters. Captivated by their passion and tenderness, Rachel determines to track down the intended recipient. But she has no idea of the far-reaching consequences her decision will bring. Meanwhile, in London, Eve is helping her grandmother, a renowned mountaineer, write her memoirs. When she is contacted by Rachel, it sets in motion a chain of events that threatens to reveal secrets kept buried for more than sixty years" --

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Arcade Free Library FIC NUNN (Text)
Adult Fiction
52112300443256
Available
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Gorham Free Library FIC NUNN (Text)
Adult Fiction
52119300205239
Checked out
10/13/2020
Rose Free Library FIC NUN (Text)
Adult Fiction
52147300082910
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10/06/2020
Wood Library Association - Canandaigua FIC NUN (Text)
Adult New Materials
31846002877172
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09/28/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062970589
  • ISBN: 0062970585
  • Physical Description: 375, 10 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020]

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General Note:
Originally published as The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant in Australia in 2019 by Hachette Australia.
"P.S. insights, interviews & more"--Page 4 cover.
Summary, etc.:
"1951. Esther Durrant, a young mother, is committed to an isolated mental asylum by her husband. Run by a pioneering psychiatrist, the hospital is at first Esther's prison but soon surprisingly becomes her refuge. 2018. Free-spirited marine scientist Rachel Parker embarks on a research posting in the Isles of Scilly, off the Cornish coast. When a violent storm forces her to take shelter on a far-flung island, she discovers a collection of hidden love letters. Captivated by their passion and tenderness, Rachel determines to track down the intended recipient. But she has no idea of the far-reaching consequences her decision will bring. Meanwhile, in London, Eve is helping her grandmother, a renowned mountaineer, write her memoirs. When she is contacted by Rachel, it sets in motion a chain of events that threatens to reveal secrets kept buried for more than sixty years" -- Amazon.com
Subject: Love-letters > Fiction.
Marine scientists > Fiction.
Psychiatric hospitals > Fiction.
Grandparent and child > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Women > Fiction.


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