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The Resource The giver of stars, Jojo Moyes, (large print)

The giver of stars, Jojo Moyes, (large print)

Label
The giver of stars
Title
The giver of stars
Statement of responsibility
Jojo Moyes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of Me Before You and The Peacock Emporium Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living alongside her overbearing father-in-law. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt's new traveling library, Alice signs on enthusiastically. The leader, and soon Alice's greatest ally, is Margery, a smart-talking, self-sufficient woman who's never asked a man's permission for anything. They will be joined by three other singular women who become known as the Horseback Librarians of Kentucky. What happens to them--and to the men they love--becomes a classic drama of loyalty, justice, humanity and passion. Though they face all kinds of dangers, they're committed to their job--bringing books to people who have never had any, sharing the gift of learning that will change their lives. Based on a true story rooted in America's past, The Giver of Stars is unparalleled in its scope. At times funny, at others heartbreaking, this is a richly rewarding novel of women's friendship, of true love, and of what happens when we reach beyond our grasp for the great beyond"-- Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moyes, Jojo
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6113.O94
LC item number
G59 2019b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women librarians
  • Kentucky
  • Large type books
  • Historical fiction
  • Love stories
Label
The giver of stars, Jojo Moyes, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1122933487
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
573 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780593152263
Lccn
bl2019030240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1122933487
Label
The giver of stars, Jojo Moyes, (large print)
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1122933487
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
573 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780593152263
Lccn
bl2019030240
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1122933487

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