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In the land of the long white cloud, Sarah Lark ; translated by D.W. Lovett

Label
In the land of the long white cloud
Title
In the land of the long white cloud
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Lark ; translated by D.W. Lovett
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Helen Davenport, governess for a wealthy London household, longs for a family of her own, but nearing her late twenties, she knows her prospects are dim. Then she spots an advertisement seeking young women to marry New Zealand's honorable bachelors and begins an affectionate correspondence with a gentleman farmer. When her church offers to pay her travels under an unusual arrangement, she jumps at the opportunity. Meanwhile, not far away in Wales, beautiful and daring Gwyneira Silkham, daughter of a wealthy sheep breeder, is bored with high society. But when a mysterious New Zealand baron deals her father an unlucky blackjack hand, Gwyn's hand in marriage is suddenly on the table. Her family is outraged, but Gwyn is thrilled to escape the life laid out for her. The two women meet on the ship to Christchurch, Helen traveling in steerage, Gwyn first class, and become unlikely friends. When their new husbands turn out to be very different than expected, the women must help one another find the life, and love, they'd hoped for. Set against the backdrop of colonial nineteenth-century New Zealand, In the Land of the Long White Cloud is a soaring saga of friendship, romance, and unforgettable adventure
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Cataloging source
GlWB
Dewey number
833.914
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Language note
  • Translated from the German of: Im Land der weissen Wolke
  • Translated from the German
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
In the land of the long white cloud
Series volume
1
Target audience
adult
In the land of the long white cloud, Sarah Lark ; translated by D.W. Lovett
Label
In the land of the long white cloud, Sarah Lark ; translated by D.W. Lovett
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Novel set in New Zealand
  • Sequel: Song of the spirits
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Setting out: London, Powys, Christchurch, 1852 -- pt. 2. Something like love: Canterbury Plains, West Coast, 1852-1854 -- pt. 3. Something like hate: Canterbury Plains, West Coast, 1858-1860 -- pt. 4. Arrival: Canterbury Plains, Otago, 1870-1877
Control code
14717021
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
668 pages
Isbn
9781612184265
Isbn Type
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Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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