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North and south [electronic resource] / Elizabeth Gaskell.

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  • ISBN: 9781620117088 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1620117088 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [S.I.] : Duke Classics, c2012.

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General Note: "First published in 1855"--T.p. verso.
Summary, etc.: North and South draws on Gaskell's own experiences of the poverty and hardship of life in the industrial north of England. Her heroine, Margaret Hale, is taken from the wealthy south by her nonconformist minister father, to live in a fictional northern town. The stark differences are explored through Margaret's abrupt change in circumstance, and her sympathetic reaction to the plight of the northerners. She comes into conflict with a local mill owner who proposes marriage to her. The two undergo a series of misunderstandings and changes of heart before they are reunited.
Source of Description Note: Description based on online resource; title from EPUB title page (OverDrive viewed, June 14, 2012).
Subject: Young women > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Children of clergy > Fiction.
England, Northern > Fiction.
Social classes > Fiction.
FICTION > Coming of Age.
Genre: Didactic fiction.
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