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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society / Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows.

Shaffer, Mary Ann. (author.). Barrows, Annie. (author.).

Available copies

  • 81 of 89 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Greenwood Public Library.

Current holds

1 current hold with 89 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood SHA (Text) 36626102850435 Adult Fiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood SHA (Text) 36626103299939 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385340991
  • ISBN: 0385340990
  • Physical Description: 278 pages (hardcover) : maps ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Dial Press, [2008]
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 4 / 5.0
    • Copy Count: 4 / 5.0

Content descriptions

General Note: Maps on lining papers.
Summary, etc.: As Juliet and her new correspondent exchange letters, Juliet is drawn into the world of this man and his friends—and what a wonderfully eccentric world it is. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society—born as a spur-of-the-moment alibi when its members were discovered breaking curfew by the Germans occupying their island—boasts a charming, funny, deeply human cast of characters, from pig farmers to phrenologists, literature lovers all. Juliet begins a remarkable correspondence with the society’s members, learning about their island, their taste in books, and the impact the recent German occupation has had on their lives. Captivated by their stories, she sets sail for Guernsey, and what she finds will change her forever. Written with warmth and humor as a series of letters, this novel is a celebration of the written word in all its guises, and of finding connection in the most surprising ways.
Subject: Women authors > Fiction.
Book clubs (Discussion groups) > Fiction.
London (England) > History > Fiction.
Guernsey > Fiction.
England > Fiction.
FICTION / Historical.
Genre: Epistolary fiction.
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