Major Pettigrew's last stand : a novel / Helen Simonson.

Authors: Simonson, Helen.
Call number: FIC SIM
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2010.
Publication date: c2010.
Subject: Country life -- England -- Fiction.
Retirees -- Fiction.
Widowers -- Fiction.
Widows -- Fiction.
Pakistanis -- England -- Fiction.
Interracial friendship -- Fiction.
Title: Major Pettigrew's last stand : a novel / Helen Simonson.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 358 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes: Some copies have 368 pages.
Summary note: Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired) leads a quiet life in the village of St. Mary, England, until his brother's death sparks an unexpected friendship with Mrs. Jasmina Ali, the Pakistani shopkeeper from the village. Drawn together by their shared love of literature and the loss of their respective spouses, the Major and Mrs. Ali soon find their friendship blossoming into something more. But will their relationship survive in a society that considers Ali a foreigner?
Genre: Love stories.
ISBN: 9781400068937 (alk. paper)
1400068932 (alk. paper)
LCCN: 2009022231
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