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The Hazelbourne ladies motorcycle and flying club [Large Print Ed.]

Simonson, Helen2024
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It is the summer of 1919 and Constance Haverhill is without prospects. Now that all the men have returned from the front, she has been asked to give up her cottage and her job at the estate she helped run during the war. While she looks for a position as a bookkeeper or - horror - a governess, she's sent as a lady's companion to an old family friend who is convalescing at a seaside hotel. Despite having only weeks to find a permanent home, Constance is swept up in the social whirl of Hazelbourne-on-Sea after she rescues the local baronet's daughter, Poppy Wirrall, from a social faux pas. Poppy wears trousers, operates a taxi and delivery service to employ local women, and runs a ladies' motorcycle club (to which she plans to add flying lessons). She and her friends enthusiastically welcome Constance into their circle. As the country prepares to celebrate its hard-won peace, Constance and the women of the club are forced to confront the fact that the freedoms they gained during the war are being revoked.
Author:
Edition:
Large print edition.
Imprint:
[New York, N.Y.] : Random House, 2024.
Collation:
500 pages (large print) ; 21 cm.
Audience:
Interest age level: Adult.
ISBN:
9780593946695
Language:
English
BRN:
562920
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Sandringham LibraryLarge PrintLP SIMOIn-process (Set: 17 May 2024)
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