The Flight of Gemma Hardy

Product Number: EB00231665
Released: Mar 17, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062064240
Publisher: Harper
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The resonant story of a young woman's struggle to take charge of her own future, The Flight of Gemma Hardy is a modern take on a classic story-Charlotte BrontE's Jane Eyre-that will fascinate readers of the Gothic original and fans of modern literary fiction alike, with its lyrical prose, robust characters, and abundant compassion. Set in early 1960s Scotland, this breakout novel from award-winning author Margot Livesey is a tale of determination and spirit that, like The Three Weissmanns of Westport and A Thousand Acres, spins an unforgettable new story from threads of our shared, still-living literary past. "Gemma is real-it's as simple as that. And through her eyes we see step by step what it means . . . to take possession of one's own life." -David Wroblewski, author of The Story of Edgar Sawtelle

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Author(s): Margot Livesey
Original Publish Date: Jan 24, 2012

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Author(s): Margot Livesey
Narrator(s): Davina Porter
Product Number Z100025886
Released: Feb 01, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780792784593

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