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The forgotten letters of Esther Durrant

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"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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Livonia Public Library LP FIC NUN (Text)
Adult New
52140300591212
Checked out
10/09/2020
Ontario Public Library FIC NUN (Text)
Adult New Materials
52126300789708
Checked out
10/15/2020
Warsaw Public Library LP FIC NUN (Text)
Large Print
52151300338942
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062979308
  • ISBN: 0062979302
  • Physical Description: 493 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

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Originally published as The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant in Australia in 2019 by Hachette Australia.
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"
Subject: Love-letters > Fiction.
Marine scientists > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Grandparent and child > Fiction.
Psychiatric hospital patients > England > Fiction.
Isles of Scilly (England) > Fiction.
Genre: Large type books.


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