The care and management of lies a novel of the Great War
(Playaway)

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New York, NY : HarperCollins, [2014]., Solon, Ohio : Playaway Digital Audio, [2014]., Solon, Ohio :
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
1 audio media player (approximately 9.75 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Status
Round Rock Public Library - Adult Audio/Video (1st floor)  1 available
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Format
Playaway
Language
English
ISBN
9781467679824, 1467679828

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"HD."
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"LIGHT."
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Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
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1 AAA battery and head phones required for use, but not supplied by library.
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In container (19 x 14 x 3 cm.).
Participants/Performers
Performed by Nicola Barber.
Description
By July 1914, the ties between Kezia Marchant and Thea Brissenden, friends since girlhood, have become strained-by Theas passionate embrace of women's suffrage, and by the imminent marriage of Kezia to Thea's brother, Tom, who runs the family farm. When Kezia and Tom wed just a month before war is declared between Britain and Germany, Thea's gift to Kezia is a book on household management-a veiled criticism of the bride's prosaic life to come. Yet when Tom enlists to fight for his country and Thea is drawn reluctantly onto the battlefield, the farm becomes Kezia's responsibility. Each must find a way to endure the ensuing cataclysm and turmoil. As Tom marches to the front lines, and Kezia battles to keep her ordered life from unraveling, they hide their despair in letters and cards filled with stories woven to bring comfort. Even Tom's fellow soldiers in the trenches enter and find solace in the dream world of Kezia's mouth-watering, albeit imaginary meals. But will well-intended lies and self-deception be of use when they come face to face with the enemy? Published to coincide with the centennial of the Great War, The Care and Management of Lies paints a poignant picture of love and friendship strained by the pain of separation and the brutal chaos of battle. Ultimately, it raises profound questions about conflict, belief, and love that echo in our own time.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Winspear, J., & Barber, N. (2014). The care and management of lies: a novel of the Great War (Unabridged.). HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955- and Nicola Barber. 2014. The Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great War. New York, NY: HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955- and Nicola Barber. The Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great War New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Winspear, Jacqueline, and Nicola Barber. The Care and Management of Lies: A Novel of the Great War Unabridged., HarperCollins, 2014.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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