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Collection: Good Reading
Call Number: F
Author: Barker, Pat
Title: Noonday
Remainder of title: a novel /
Summary, etc. note: "A new novel from the Booker Prize winning Pat Barker, author of the Regeneration Trilogy, that unforgettably portrays London during the Blitz (her first portrayal of World War II) and reconfirms her place in the very top rank of British novelists. London, the Blitz, Autumn 1940. As the bombs fall on the blacked-out city, ambulance driver Elinor Brooke races from bomb sites to hospitals trying to save the lives of injured survivors, working alongside former friend Kit Neville, while her husband Paul Tarrant works as an air-raide warden. Once fellow students at the Slade School of Fine Art before the First World War destroyed the hopes of their generation, they now find themselves caught in another war, this time at home. As the bombing intensifies, the constant risk of death makes all three reach out for quick consolation. And into their midst comes the spirit medium Bertha Mason, grotesque and unforgettable, whose ability to make contact with the deceased finds vastly increased demands as death rains down from the skies. Old loves and obsessions resurface until Elinor is brought face to face with an almost impossible choice. Completing the story of Elinor Brooke, Paul Tarrant and Kit Neville begun with Life Class and continued with Toby's Room, Noonday is both a stand-alone novel and the climax of a trilogy. Writing about the Second World War for the first time, Pat Barker brings the besieged and haunted city of London into electrifying life in her most powerful novel since the Regeneration trilogy"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780345806246 (paperback)
International Standard Book Number: 9780385537728 (hardback)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780385537735 (ebook)
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Geographic area code: e-uk-en
Classification number: PR6052.A6488
Item number: N66 2015
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 823/.914
Source of number: bisacsh
Classification number: FIC032000
Classification number: FIC014000
Classification number: FIC019000
Dates associated with a name: 1943-
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Pat Barker.
Edition statement: First United States Edition.
Place of publication: New York , NY
Name of publisher: Penguin Random House LLC
Date of publication: 2015
: New York :
: Doubleday,
: [2015]
Extent: 307 pages
Dimensions: 22 cm
: rdacontent
: text
: rdamedia
: unmediated
: rdacarrier
: volume
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B & T
Purchase price: 27.95
Source of heading or term: bisacsh
Source of heading or term: bisacsh
Source of heading or term: bisacsh
Subject: London
Subject: Historical
Subject: War & Military
Geographic name: London (England)
Form subdivision: Fiction.
General subdivision: History
Chronological subdivision: Bombardment, 1940-1941
Source of term: gsafd
Source of term: gsafd
Genre/form data or focus term: Historical fiction.
Genre/form data or focus term: War stories.
Materials specified: Cover image
Uniform Resource Identifier: 9780385537728.jpg
: acquire
: 1 shelf copy
: policy default
: xn11 2016-04-20 1 copy rec'd., to CIP ver.
: xk07 2015-08-24
: xk12 2016-08-10 c. 1 to CALM
: xk07 2015-08-24 ONIX (telework) to CIP

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