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The fever tree, Jennifer McVeigh

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The fever tree
Title
The fever tree
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer McVeigh
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Language
eng
Summary
1880. South Africa. A country torn apart by greed. Frances Irvine, destitute in the wake of her father's sudden death, is forced to abandon her wealth and privilege in London and emigrate to the Cape. In this remote and inhospitable land she becomes entangled with two very different men. One driven by ambition, the other by his ideals. Only when the rumour of a small pox epidemic takes her into the dark heart of the diamond mines does she see her path to happiness. But this is a ruthless world of greed and exploitation, where the spoils of the rich come at a terrible human cost and powerful men will go to any lengths to keep the mines in operation. Torn between passion and integrity, she makes a choice that has devastating consequences. "The Fever Tree" is a compelling portrait of colonial South Africa, its raw beauty and deprivation alive in equal measure. But above all it is a powerful love story about how - when we need it the most - fear can blind us to a truth
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
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Label
The fever tree, Jennifer McVeigh
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=1176995
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Publication
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm55714862
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781101609309
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Specific material designation
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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  • Format: Kindle Book
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Label
The fever tree, Jennifer McVeigh
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=1176995
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm55714862
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781101609309
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6e15999f-d79b-4267-afb5-76d30ced5e57
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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