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The giver of stars / Jojo Moyes.

The giver of stars / Jojo Moyes.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date
AF MOYE
Adult Fiction   Bankstown . . On Loan . 24 Dec 2021
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Adult Fiction   Campsie . . Available .  
AF MOYE
Adult Fiction   Panania . . On Loan . 30 Dec 2021
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Adult Fiction   Riverwood . . *, Overdue . 17 Nov 2021
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ISBN 9780718183233 (paperback)
Name Moyes, Jojo, 1969- author.
Title The giver of stars / Jojo Moyes.
Published [London] : Michael Joseph, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2019.
©2019
Description 439 pages ; 24 cm.
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"--
Subjects Women librarians -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Female friendship -- Fiction
Kentucky -- Fiction
Genre Historical fiction
Romance fiction
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