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Dreamers of the day [electronic resource] : a novel / Mary Doria Russell.

Authors: Russell, Mary Doria, 1950-
Call number: eBook
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2008.
Publication date: c2008.
Subject: Women teachers -- Fiction.
Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935 -- Fiction.
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 -- Fiction.
Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868-1926 -- Fiction.
Middle East -- History -- 1914-1923 -- Fiction.
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Title: Dreamers of the day [electronic resource] : a novel / Mary Doria Russell.
Physical description: 253 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes: Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House Publishing Group, 2008. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1799 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 570 KB).
Summary note: A forty-year-old schoolteacher from Ohio still reeling from the tragedies of the Great War and the influenza epidemic comes into a modest inheritance that allows her to take the trip of a lifetime to Egypt and the Holy Land. Arriving at the Semiramis Hotel, site of the 1921 Cairo Peace Conference, she meets Winston Churchill, T. E. Lawrence, and Lady Gertrude Bell. With her plainspoken American opinions, she becomes a sounding board for these historic luminaries who will, in the space of a few days, invent the nations of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and Jordan. While neither a pawn or a participant at the conference, she is drawn into the geopolitical intrigue surrounding the conference.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Romance fiction.
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Available in other form: Original
ISBN: 9781588366757 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
1588366758 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
9781588366757 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
1588366758 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
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