The Resource Old baggage : a novel, Lissa Evans

Old baggage : a novel, Lissa Evans

Label
Old baggage : a novel
Title
Old baggage
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lissa Evans
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"1928. Riffling through a cupboard, Matilda Simpkin comes across a small wooden club--an old possession that she hasn't seen for more than a decade. Immediately, memories come flooding back to Mattie--memories of a thrilling past, which only further serve to remind her of her chafingly uneventful present. During the Women's Suffrage Campaign, she was a militant who was jailed five times and never missed an opportunity to return to the fray. Now in middle age, the closest she gets to the excitement of her old life is the occasional lecture on the legacy of the militant movement. After running into an old suffragette comrade who has committed herself to the wave of Fascism, Mattie realizes there is a new cause she needs to fight for and turns her focus to a new generation of women. Thus the Amazons are formed, a group created to give girls a place to not only exercise their bodies but their minds, and ignite in young women a much-needed interest in the world around them. But when a new girl joins the group, sending Mattie's past crashing into her present, every principle Mattie has ever stood for is threatened"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Evans, Lissa
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6105.V35
LC item number
O43 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suffragists
  • Feminism
  • Female friendship
  • Nineteen twenties
  • Middle-aged women
  • Fascists
  • London (England)
Label
Old baggage : a novel, Lissa Evans
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2018 by Doubleday, an imprint of Transworld Publishers"--Copyright page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780062895448
Lccn
2018043844
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2018043844
  • (OCoLC)1055570109
Label
Old baggage : a novel, Lissa Evans
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2018 by Doubleday, an imprint of Transworld Publishers"--Copyright page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780062895448
Lccn
2018043844
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2018043844
  • (OCoLC)1055570109

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