The Resource A duty to the dead, Charles Todd

A duty to the dead, Charles Todd

Label
A duty to the dead
Title
A duty to the dead
Statement of responsibility
Charles Todd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
World War I nurse Bess Crawford promises a soldier that she will carry his dying request to his brother, a request that is treated with skepticism, leading Bess to carry it out herself and put her own life at risk for the soldier's sake
Member of
Summary
Independent-minded Bess Crawford's upbringing is far different from that of the usual upper-middle-class British gentlewoman. At the outbreak of WWI, she volunteers for the nursing corps, serving from the battlefields of France to the doomed hospital ship Britannic. On one voyage, she promises to a deliver a message from a dying officer to his brother. Once she's able to do so, she's disturbed at the brother's indifferent reception of the message, and when an unexpected turn of events provides her with an opportunity to stay with the family for a short time, she takes it
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
321347
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Todd, Charles
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.O37
LC item number
D87 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Bess Crawford mystery
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crawford, Bess (Fictitious character)
  • Nurses
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Family secrets
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
A duty to the dead, Charles Todd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel: An impartial witness
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
297530044
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
329 pages
Isbn
9780061791765
Lccn
2008055909
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
A duty to the dead, Charles Todd
Publication
Note
Sequel: An impartial witness
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
297530044
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
329 pages
Isbn
9780061791765
Lccn
2008055909
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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