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The marriage bureau : true stories of 1940s London match-makers



Year/Format: 2017, Book , 294 pages :
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Summary/Review: In the spring of 1939, with the Second World War looming, two determined twenty-four-year-olds, Heather Jenner and Mary Oliver, decided to open a marr more...
Summary/Review: In the spring of 1939, with the Second World War looming, two determined twenty-four-year-olds, Heather Jenner and Mary Oliver, decided to open a marriage bureau. Drawing on the extensive archives, Penrose Halson - who, years later, found herself the proprietor of the bureau - tells their heart-warming story, and those of their clients.
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Publication information: [New York] : HarperCollins Publishers, 2017
Copyright: ©2016
ISBN: 9781443451420
Language: English
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Record ID: 3489035
Format: Regular Print Book
Physical description: 294 pages : illustrations (photographs) ; 20 cm.
Date acquired: April 18, 2017
More creator details: Penrose Halson.
General note: Includes reading group questions.
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