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The Resource The golden hour : a novel, Beatriz Williams

The golden hour : a novel, Beatriz Williams

Label
The golden hour : a novel
Title
The golden hour
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Beatriz Williams
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Beatriz Williams, the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Wives, is back with another hot summer read; a dazzling epic of World War II in which a beautiful young “society reporter” is sent to the Bahamas. The Bahamas, 1941. Newly-widowed Leonora “Lulu” Randolph arrives in the Bahamas to investigate the Governor and his wife for a New York society magazine. After all, American readers have an insatiable appetite for news of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, that glamorous couple whose love affair nearly brought the British monarchy to its knees five years earlier. What more intriguing backdrop for their romance than a wartime Caribbean paradise, a colonial playground for kingpins of ill-gotten empires? Or so Lulu imagines. But as she infiltrates the Duke and Duchess?s social circle, and the powerful cabal that controls the islands? political and financial affairs, she uncovers evidence that beneath the glister of Wallis and Edward?s marriage lies an ugly?and even treasonous?reality. In fact, Windsor-era Nassau seethes with spies, financial swindles, and racial tension, and in the middle of it all stands Benedict Thorpe: a scientist of tremendous charm and murky national loyalties. Inevitably, the willful and wounded Lulu falls in love. Then Nassau?s wealthiest man is murdered in one of the most notorious cases of the century, and the resulting coverup reeks of royal privilege. Benedict Thorpe disappears without a trace, and Lulu embarks on a journey to London and beyond to unpick Thorpe?s complicated family history: a fateful love affair, a wartime tragedy, and a mother from whom all joy is stolen. The stories of two unforgettable women thread together in this extraordinary epic of espionage, sacrifice, human love, and human courage, set against a shocking true crime . . . and the rise and fall of a legendary royal couple
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Beatriz
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3623.I55643
LC item number
G65 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Windsor, Edward
  • Windsor, Wallis Warfield
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Nassau (Bahamas)
Label
The golden hour : a novel, Beatriz Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
468 pages
Isbn
9780062834751
Lccn
bl2019013570
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1106558393
Label
The golden hour : a novel, Beatriz Williams
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
468 pages
Isbn
9780062834751
Lccn
bl2019013570
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)on1106558393

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