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Author Halson, Penrose, author.

Title The marriage bureau : the true story of how two matchmakers arranged love in wartime London / Penrose Halson.

Publication Info. New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperColllinsPublishers, [2017]
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Description viii, 313, 25 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Note Originally published as Marriages are made in Bond Street, in the U.K. in 2016 by Macmillan.
Includes P.S. section (About the author -- About the book -- Reading group questions).
Summary "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. They found a tiny office on London's Bond Street and set about the delicate business of matchmaking. Drawing on the bureau's extensive archives, Penrose Halsonwho many years later found herself the proprietor of the bureautells their story, and those of their clients."--Back cover.
Subject Jenner, Heather.
Oliver, Mary.
Mate selection -- England -- London -- History -- 20th century -- Biography.
Dating services -- England -- London -- History -- 20th century -- Biography.
Marriage -- England -- London -- History -- 20th century -- Biography.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Biography.
ISBN 9780062562661
0062562665
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