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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: F Joyce
Author: Joyce, Rachel,
Title: Miss Benson's beetle /
Summary, etc. note: "It is 1950. London is still reeling from World War II, and Margery Benson--a sensible schoolmarm and lonely spinster--is just trying to get through life. But one day, she reaches her breaking point, abandoning her job and her tidy, circumscribed life, to set out on an expedition to the other side of the world in search of an insect that may or may not exist: the golden beetle of New Caledonia, Margery's childhood obsession ever since her father gave her a book on cryptozoology right before he killed himself. The assistant Margery hires to accompany her, Enid Pretty, in her pink hat and pompom sandals, is not the companion she had in mind. But together they will find themselves drawn into an adventure that exceeds all expectations: a cross-ocean voyage to a remote island covered with dense jungle--the last place two proper British ladies would expect to find themselves. They must risk everything and break all the rules, but at the top of a mountain deep in the South Pacific they will discover their best selves. This is a charming, uplifting story about the power of belief in all its forms; it is an intoxicating adventure that explores what it means to be a woman; and it is a tender exploration of the transformative power of friendship"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780812996708
International Standard Book Number: 9780812996708
: (paperback)
: (ebook)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780812996715
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: PR6110.O98
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 823/.92
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Rachel Joyce.
Edition statement: Pbk.
Place of publication: New York, NY
Name of publisher: The Dial Press
Date of publication: 2020
Projected publication date: 2011
: New York :
: Dial Press,
: [2020]
Extent: 337 p.; 22 cm.
Other physical details: Map; Reader's guide
: rdacontent
: text
: txt
: rdamedia
: computer
: n
: rdacarrier
: online resource
: nc
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B & T 11/06/2020
Purchase price: $ 18.00
: Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
Subject: Single women-Fiction.
Subject: Entomologists-Fiction.
Subject: British-New Caledonia-Fiction.
Subject: Travel and adventure-Fiction.
Subject: Female friendship-Fiction.
Main entry heading: Joyce, Rachel.
Edition: First Edition.
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Dial Press, [2020]
Display text: Print version:
Title: Miss Benson's beetle
Record control number: (DLC) 2020006856
International Standard Book Number: 9780812996708
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: ecip ebook
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: ecip ebook 2020-02-14
: xk12 2020-04-08 change request
: LC online resource
: 2020-02-14

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