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The Resource The Giver of Stars

The Giver of Stars

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The Giver of Stars
Title
The Giver of Stars
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Subject
Summary
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK"I've been a huge Jojo Moyes fan. Her characters are so compelling. . . It's such a great narrative about personal strength and really captures how books bring communities together." –Reese WitherspoonFrom the author of Me Before You, set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond.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 Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky. What happens to them—and to the men they love—becomes an unforgettable drama of loyalty, justice, humanity and passion. These heroic women refuse to be cowed by men or by convention. And though they face all kinds of dangers in a landscape that is at times breathtakingly beautiful, at others brutal, they're committed to their job: bringing books to people who have never had any, arming them with facts that will change their lives.Based on a true story rooted in America's past, The Giver of Stars is unparalleled in its scope and epic in its storytelling. Funny, heartbreaking, enthralling, it is destined to become a modern classic—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. SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE!
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Moyes, Jojo
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Romance
  • Historical Fiction
Label
The Giver of Stars
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:5c0dd9e8-ce96-4813-a460-6b1dbd6315d0
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780399562501
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Giver of Stars
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:5c0dd9e8-ce96-4813-a460-6b1dbd6315d0
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780399562501
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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