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The Resource The Nightingale

The Nightingale

Label
The Nightingale
Title
The Nightingale
Statement of responsibility
Kristin Hannah
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A #1 New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year, and soon to be a major motion picture, this unforgettable novel of love and strength in the face of war has enthralled a generation. With courage, grace, and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of World War II and illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the women's war. The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France—a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women. It is a novel for everyone, a novel for a lifetime.Goodreads Best Historical Novel of the Year People's Choice Favorite Fiction Winner #1 Indie Next Selection A Buzzfeed and The Week Best Book of the Year Praise for The Nightingale:"Haunting, action-packed, and compelling." —Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author"Absolutely riveting!...Read this book." —Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff, Director of the University of Miami Holocaust Teacher Institute"Beautifully written and richly evocative." —Sara Gruen, #1 New York Times bestselling author"A hauntingly rich WWII novel about courage, brutality, love, survival—and the essence of what makes us human." —Family Circle"A heart-pounding story." —USA Today"An enormous story. Richly satisfying. I loved it." —Anne Rice"A respectful and absorbing page-turner." —Kirkus Reviews"Tender, compelling...a satisfying slice of life in Nazi-occupied France." —Jewish Book Council"Expect to devour The Nightingale in as few sittings as possible; the high-stakes plot and lovable characters won't allow any rest until all of their fates are known." —Shelf Awareness"I loved The Nightingale." —Lisa See, #1 New York Times bestselling author"Powerful...an unforgettable portrait of love and war." —People
Summary
Reunited when the elder's husband is sent to fight in World War II, French sisters Vianne and Isabelle find their bond as well as their respective beliefs tested by a world that changes in horrific ways
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Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2015.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2015.
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10390120
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
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740
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Target audience
adult
Label
The Nightingale
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Publication
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9781466850606
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Nightingale
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:26098795-d05e-4079-a06f-0329805c2996
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9781466850606
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Specific material designation
optical disk

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