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The Resource The Elephant of Belfast

The Elephant of Belfast

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The Elephant of Belfast
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The Elephant of Belfast
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Inspired by true events, this vivid and moving story of a young woman zookeeper and the elephant she's compelled to protect through the German blitz of Belfast during WWll speaks to not only the tragedy of the times, but also to the ongoing sectarian tensions that still exist in Northern Ireland today—perfect for readers of historical and literary fiction alike.Belfast, October 1940. Twenty-year-old zookeeper Hettie Quin arrives at the city docks in time to meet her new charge: an orphaned three-year-old Indian elephant named Violet. As Violet adjusts to her new solitary life in captivity and Hettie mourns the recent loss of her sister and the abandonment of her father, new storm clouds gather. A world war rages, threatening a city already reeling from escalating tensions between British Loyalists and those fighting for a free and unified Ireland. The relative peace is shattered by air-raid sirens on the evening of Easter Tuesday 1941. Over the..
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Walsh, S. Kirk
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  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
  • Fiction
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The Elephant of Belfast
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OVERDRIVE:17d47814-7822-4501-87c5-e175441ea9de
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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9781640094017
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optical disk
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The Elephant of Belfast
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:17d47814-7822-4501-87c5-e175441ea9de
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781640094017
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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