The Resource Into the world, Stephanie Parkyn

Into the world, Stephanie Parkyn

Label
Into the world
Title
Into the world
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Parkyn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1791. In the midst of the French Revolution, unwed mother Marie-Louise Girardin takes one last look at her baby son before entrusting him to her friend, the revolutionary Olympe de Gouges. She must escape, and only the most daring plan will bring her both the anonymity she needs and the independence to return one day for her son. Marie-Louise disguises herself as a man and joins a voyage of exploration employed as a steward on the Recherche, one of two ships commissioned to journey to the Great Southern Ocean to find the missing explorer La Perouse. Protecting her identity throughout, Marie-Louise forms friendships among the eccentric naturalists. But tensions rise between the royalist officers and the revolutionaries, and Marie-Louise's position becomes precarious when she discovers someone on board knows the secrets of her past. When the expedition docks in Java, chaos erupts as they learn of King Louis XVI's execution and are imprisoned by the Dutch. Marie-Louise seems certain to be unmasked. Will she ever return to France and be reunited with her child? Inspired by a true story, Into the World is a compelling novel of the amazing life of Marie-Louise Girardin battling perilous seas, her own self-doubt, and finding unforeseen loves on a journey to reclaim her child
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
NZ823.3
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Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Into the world, Stephanie Parkyn
Label
Into the world, Stephanie Parkyn
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Abandoned by her lover and fleeing the wrath of her family, Marie-Louise must make a desperate choice. Find a man or become one." --Cover
  • New Zealand author
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
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Content type code
  • txt
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  • rdacontent
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Control code
2062720
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
x, 437 pages
Isbn
9781760296513
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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