Peculiar ground a novel
(Audiobook on CD)

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[New York] : HarperCollins, [2018].
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Unabridged.
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14 audio discs (17 hr., 45 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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Uintah County Library - Audiobooks - Second Floor
CDB HUGHES-HALLETT
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9781538480007, 153848000X, 9781538480014, 1538480018

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Compact discs.
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Performed by Jake Curran, Peter Noble, Lucy Hughes-Hallett, Leighton Pugh, Maggie Ollerenshaw, Anna Bentinck, Juanita McMahon, Rachel Atkins, and Adjoa Andoh.
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"It is the seventeenth century and a wall is being raised around Wychwood, transforming the great house and its park into a private realm of ornamental lakes, grandiose gardens, and majestic avenues designed by Mr. Norris, a visionary landscaper. In this enclosed world everyone has something to hide after decades of civil war. Dissenters shelter in the woods, lovers rendezvous in secret enclaves, and outsiders--migrants fleeing the plague--find no mercy. Three centuries later, far away in Berlin, another wall is raised, while at Wychwood, an erotic entanglement over one sticky, languorous weekend in 1961 is overshadowed by news of historic change. Young Nell, whose father manages the estate, grows up amid dramatic upheavals as the great house is invaded: a pop festival by the lake, a television crew in the dining room, a Great Storm brewing. In 1989, as the Cold War peters out, a threat from a different kind of conflict reaches Wychwood's walls. Lucy Hughes-Hallett conjures an intricately structured, captivating story that explores the lives of game keepers and witches, agitators and aristocrats; the exuberance of young love and the pathos of aging; and the way those who try to wall others out risk finding themselves walled in. With poignancy and grace, she illuminates a place where past and present are inextricably linked by stories, legends, and history--and by one patch of peculiar ground." -- Amazon.com.
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Hughes-Hallett, L., Curran, J., Noble, P. (., Pugh, L., Ollerenshaw, M., Bentinck, A., McMahon, J., Atkins, R. (., & Andoh, A. (2018). Peculiar ground: a novel. Unabridged. [New York]: HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lucy, Hughes-Hallett et al.. 2018. Peculiar Ground: A Novel. [New York]: HarperCollins.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lucy, Hughes-Hallett et al., Peculiar Ground: A Novel. [New York]: HarperCollins, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hughes-Hallett, Lucy,, et al. Peculiar Ground: A Novel. Unabridged. [New York]: HarperCollins, 2018.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. 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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