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FIC F PRESTON, JOHN
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  • ISBN: 9781590517819
  • ISBN: 1590517806
  • ISBN: 9781590517802
  • Physical Description: 261 pages ; 21 cm
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  • Publisher: New York : Other Press, [2016]

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Summary, etc.: "A succinct and witty literary venture that tells the strange story of a priceless treasure discovered in East Anglia on the eve of World War II. In the long, hot summer of 1939, Britain is preparing for war, but on a riverside farm in Suffolk there is excitement of another kind. Mrs. Pretty, the widowed owner of the farm, has had her hunch confirmed that the mounds on her land hold buried treasure. As the dig proceeds, it becomes clear that this is no ordinary find. This fictional recreation of the famed Sutton Hoo dig follows three months of intense activity when locals fought outsiders, professionals thwarted amateurs, and love and rivalry flourished in equal measure. As the war looms ever closer, engraved gold peeks through the soil, and each character searches for answers in the buried treasure. Their threads of love, loss, and aspiration weave a common awareness of the past as something that can never truly be left behind"--
Subject: Excavations (Archaeology) England East Anglia Fiction
Landowners England East Anglia Fiction
Widows England East Anglia Fiction
Sutton Hoo Ship Burial (England) Fiction
FICTION Historical
FICTION Literary
FICTION Biographical
Excavations (Archaeology)
Landowners
Widows
England East Anglia
England Sutton Hoo Ship Burial
Genre: Historical fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Fiction.
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