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Longbourn [electronic resource]. Jo Baker.

Baker, Jo. (Author). Fielding, Emma. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780804149433 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2013.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Emma Fielding.
Summary, etc.: • Pride and Prejudice was only half the story • If Elizabeth Bennet had the washing of her own petticoats, Sarah often thought, she'd most likely be a sight more careful with them. In this irresistibly imagined belowstairs answer to Pride and Prejudice, the servants take center stage. Sarah, the orphaned housemaid, spends her days scrubbing the laundry, polishing the floors, and emptying the chamber pots for the Bennet household. But there is just as much romance, heartbreak, and intrigue downstairs at Longbourn as there is upstairs. When a mysterious new footman arrives, the orderly realm of the servants' hall threatens to be completely, perhaps irrevocably, upended. Jo Baker dares to take us beyond the drawing rooms of Jane Austen's classic—into the often overlooked domain of the stern housekeeper and the starry-eyed kitchen maid, into the gritty daily particulars faced by the lower classes in...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 380647 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Classic Literature.
Romance.
Genre: Electronic books.

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