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Diary of a wartime affair : the true story of a surprisingly modern romance, Doreen Bates

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Diary of a wartime affair : the true story of a surprisingly modern romance
Title
Diary of a wartime affair
Title remainder
the true story of a surprisingly modern romance
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Doreen Bates
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Language
eng
Summary
London in 1934. Clever young civil servant Doreen Bates is working in the same office as E, an older married man. In the years just before the war, they develop an irresistible attraction to one another and strike up a passionate affair. Doreen records it all with startling candour in her diary - secret midnight walks, countryside escapades and stolen moments of intimacy. But Doreen starts to long for a child with E. Despite all the taboos of the time, and against the wishes of E, she is determined to be a mother - even though she knows that her decision will provoke anger and shame from her family, friends and colleagues. This is the story of a progressive but heartbreaking struggle in a society not yet ready to grant women their freedom
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
942.1084092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Diary of a wartime affair : the true story of a surprisingly modern romance, Doreen Bates
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Diary of a wartime affair : the true story of a surprisingly modern romance, Doreen Bates
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Extent
xix, 305 pages
Isbn
9780241250068
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)965516510

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