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Flight of Gemma Hardy A Novel

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ISBN-10: 0062064231

ISBN-13: 9780062064233

Edition: N/A

Authors: Margot Livesey

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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 BrontË’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…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/26/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.93" wide x 8.15" long x 1.14" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Margot Livesey is the award-winning author of a story collection, Learning by Heart, and the novels Homework, Criminals, and The Missing World. Born in Scotland, she currently lives and teaches in the Boston area.