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The guernsey literary and potato peel pie society [electronic resource] : A Novel. Annie Barrows.

Barrows, Annie. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780440337973 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2008.

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Summary, etc.: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers." January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet Ashton is looking for her next book subject. Who could imagine that she would find it in a letter from a man she's never met, a native of the island of Guernsey, who has come across her name written inside a book by Charles Lamb.... 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...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
6.1 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : The Dial Press, 2008. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1409 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2464 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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