The Gown

The Gown

[a BESTSELLER EXPRESS Book] : A Novel of the Royal Wedding

Book - 2019
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London, 1947: Burdened by onerous shortages and rationing, the people of postwar Britain are enduring lives of quiet desperation in spite of their nation's recent victory. Ann Hughes and Miriam Dassin, embroiderers in the Mayfair fashion house of Norman Hartnell, have forged an unlikely friendship. Their bond, along with their hopes for a brighter future, are tested when they are chosen for a once-in-a-lifetime honor: taking part in the creation of Princess Elizabeth's wedding gown. Toronto, 2016: Heather Mackenzie seeks to unravel the mystery of a set of embroidered flowers, a legacy from her late grandmother. How did her beloved Nan come to possess the priceless embroideries, so similar to the exquisite motifs that embellished the stunning gown worn by Queen Elizabeth II at her wedding more than sixty years before? -- adapted from publisher info
Publisher: New York :, William Morrow, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, [2019]
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9780062884275
Branch Call Number: FIC Robs
Characteristics: 371 pages, 16 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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