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Jeannie By Derek Tangye

Jeannie

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The author of the "Minack Chronicles" has written a tribute to his late wife Jeannie, the heroine of his novels about life in a small cottage near Land's End, Cornwall. He considers her qualities in a tone of pride tinged with sadness as he describes her unfailing bravery through her final illness.

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Jeannie: A Love Story by Derek Tangye

The author of the "Minack Chronicles" has written a tribute to his late wife Jeannie. Following Jeannie's death, Derek has received over 7000 letters from readers who had come to know and love her as the heroine of his biographical Minack Chronicles. The story recounts their life together, from their meeting at the Savoy to their years of farming on the Cornish coast. As he considers Jeannie's qualities, his tone is refelective and one of pride tinged with sadness as he describes her unfailing bravery throuh her final illness. Derek Tangye is the author of 16 titles in the "Minack" series, including "A Gull on the Roof" and "The Cherry Tree". During the war, he was a member of M15. His wife, Jean Nicol Tangye, was an illustrator and author in her own right, responsible for "Meet Me at the Savoy" and the trilogy "Hotel Regina", "Home is the Hotel" and "Bertioni's Hotel".

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GOR002736208
Jeannie: A Love Story by Derek Tangye
Derek Tangye
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Penguin Books Ltd
1988-06-20
192
0718128893
9780718128890
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.