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Eligible [electronic resource] : A modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice. Curtis Sittenfeld.

Sittenfeld, Curtis. (Author). Campbell, Cassandra. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307736673 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2016.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Cassandra Campbell.
Summary, etc.: Wonderfully tender and hilariously funny, Eligible both honors and updates Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice. Tackling gender, class, courtship, and family, Curtis Sittenfeld reaffirms herself as one of the most dazzling authors writing today. This version of the Bennet family—and Mr. Darcy—is one that you have and haven't met before: Liz is a magazine writer in her late thirties who, like her yoga instructor older sister, Jane, lives in New York City. When their father has a health scare, they return to their childhood home in Cincinnati to help—and discover that the sprawling Tudor they grew up in is crumbling and the family is in disarray. Youngest sisters Kitty and Lydia are too busy with their CrossFit workouts and Paleo diets to get jobs. Mary, the middle sister, is earning her third online master's degree and barely leaves her room, except for those mysterious Tuesday-night outings she won't discuss. And Mrs. Bennet has one...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 376222 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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