A town like Alice
Title
A town like Alice

Author
Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960.

Edition
1st Vintage International ed.

Publication Information
New York : Vintage International, 2010.

Physical Description
10 books (350 pages) in a cloth bag ; 16 x 18 cm. + 1 reading group guide folder.

Series
Instant book club.

General Note
A cloth bag containing 10 copies of the title and a folder with miscellaneous notes, discussion questions, biographical information, and reading lists to assist book group discussion leaders.
 
First published serially in two installments in Woman's home companion, N.Y. (Apr. and May 1950). First published in book form as A town like Alice, London: William Heinemann; and as The Legacy, New York: Wm. Morrow, 1950. This "2009 ed." first published in slightly different form in Gr. Britain by Vintage Books. -- T.p. verso.

Subject Term
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
 
Women prisoners of war -- Fiction.
 
Prisoners of war -- Malaysia -- Malaya -- Fiction.
 
Soldiers -- Australia -- Fiction.
 
Book clubs (Discussion groups)
 
Group reading.

Geographic Term
Australia -- Fiction.

Added Author
Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960. Legacy.

Local Subject
Book club kit collection.

Summary
"A tale of love and war, follows its enterprising heroine from Malayan jungle during World War II to the rugged Australian outback."--Cover, p.4.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Valley Library (Lakeland)Book club kitKT FICTION SHU11Kits