Lori W says:
Join the expedition! Travel along to find the elusive golden beetle. A search for one thing can lead to more precious discoveries about oneself.
Leaving London behind, Margery Benson, a schoolmarm and spinster in 1950, embarks on a quest to the other side of the world in search of her childhood obsession-- the golden beetle of New Caledonia-- with the help of a fun-loving assistant who changes her life forever.