The Resource The visitors, Sally Beauman

The visitors, Sally Beauman

Label
The visitors
Title
The visitors
Statement of responsibility
Sally Beauman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sent abroad to Egypt in 1922 to recover from the typhoid that killed her mother, eleven-year-old Lucy is caught up in the intrigue and excitement that surrounds the obsessive hunt for Tutankhamen's tomb. As she struggles to comprehend an adult world in which those closest to her are often cold and unpredictable, Lucy longs for a friend she can love. When she meets Frances, the daughter of an American archaeologist, her life is transformed. As the two girls spy on the grown-ups and try to understand the truth behind their evasions, a lifelong bond is formed. Haunted by the ghosts of her past, the mistakes she made and the secrets she kept, Lucy disinters her past, trying to make sense of what happened all those years ago in Cairo and the Valley of the Kings. And for the first time in her life, she comes to terms with what happened after Egypt, when Frances needed Lucy most
Cataloging source
ABN
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
The visitors, Sally Beauman
Label
The visitors, Sally Beauman
Publication
Copyright
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Bibliography note
Bibliography pages: 527-529
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sent abroad to Egypt in 1922 to recover from the typhoid that killed her mother, eleven-year-old Lucy is caught up in the intrigue and excitement that surrounds the obsessive hunt for Tutankhamun's tomb. When she meets Frances, the daughter of an American archaeologist, a lifelong bond is formed. Years later, haunted by the ghosts of her past, the mistakes she made and the secrets she kept, Lucy disinters her past, trying to make sense of what happened all those years ago in Cairo and the Valley of the Kings. And for the first time in her life, she comes to terms with what happened after Egypt, when Frances needed Lucy most
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Extent
xii, 529 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780751551686
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL1241660
  • (OCoLC)864086133
  • (AuCNLKIN)000052430773
  • (OCoLC)864388182

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