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The lives of Stella Bain, Anita Shreve

Label
The lives of Stella Bain
Title
The lives of Stella Bain
Statement of responsibility
Anita Shreve
Title variation
Stella Bain
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hauled in a cart to a field hospital in northern France in March 1916, an American woman wakes from unconsciousness to the smell of gas gangrene, the sounds of men in pain, and an almost complete loss of memory: she knows only that she can drive an ambulance, she can draw, and her name is Stella Bain. A stateless woman in a lawless country, Stella embarks on a journey to reconstruct her life. Suffering an agonising and inexplicable array of symptoms, she finds her way to London. There, Dr August Bridge, a cranial surgeon turned psychologist, is drawn to tracking her amnesia to its source. What brutality was she fleeing when she left the tranquil seclusion of a New England college campus to serve on the Front; for what crime did she need to atone - and whom did she leave behind? Vivid, intense and gripping, packed with secrets and revelations, The Lives of Stella Bain is at once a ravishing love story and an intense psychological mystery
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
  • novels
  • fiction
Target audience
adult
The lives of Stella Bain, Anita Shreve
Label
The lives of Stella Bain, Anita Shreve
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Hauled in a cart to a field hospital in northern France in March 1916, an American woman wakes from unconsciousness to the smell of gas gangrene, the sounds of men in pain, and an almost complete loss of memory: she knows only that she can drive an ambulance, she can draw, and her name is Stella Bain. A stateless woman in a lawless country, Stella embarks on a journey to reconstruct her life. Suffering an agonising and inexplicable array of symptoms, she finds her way to London. There, Dr August Bridge, a cranial surgeon turned psychologist, is drawn to tracking her amnesia to its source. What brutality was she fleeing when she left the tranquil seclusion of a New England college campus to serve on the Front; for what crime did she need to atone - and whom did she leave behind?
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24 cm.
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Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9781408702970
Isbn Type
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Media category
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Media MARC source
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Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2090700
  • (OCoLC)862844147

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