The giver of stars : a novel
(Audio Book on CD)

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Published
New York, NY : Penguin Audio, [2019].
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
11 audio discs (approximately 14 hours) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Status
3 copies, 2 people are on the wait list.

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Ashland LibraryAB F MOYES JIn Transit
Medford Library BranchAB F MOYES JChecked OutSeptember 21, 2021
Rogue River Library BranchAB F MOYES JChecked OutSeptember 24, 2021

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Format
Audio Book on CD
Language
English
ISBN
9780525530190
UPC
9780525530190
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 6.1, 20 Points

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General Note
Compact discs.
Restrictions on Access
Restricted to PRINT DISABLED Patrons.
Participants/Performers
Read by Julia Whelan.
Description
"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.
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Volunteering for Eleanor Roosevelt’s new traveling library in small-town Kentucky, an English bride joins a group of independent women whose commitment to their job transforms the community and their relationships.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Moyes, J., & Whelan, J. (2019). The giver of stars: a novel (Unabridged.). Penguin Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Moyes, Jojo, 1969- and Julia Whelan. 2019. The Giver of Stars: A Novel. New York, NY: Penguin Audio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Moyes, Jojo, 1969- and Julia Whelan. The Giver of Stars: A Novel New York, NY: Penguin Audio, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Moyes, Jojo, and Julia Whelan. The Giver of Stars: A Novel Unabridged., Penguin Audio, 2019.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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