Vanity Fair / William M. Thackeray.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library||AUD CD THACKERAY (25 CDS) (Text)||39206020776652||Audiobooks||Checked out||11/01/2018|
- ISBN: 9781843797067
- ISBN: 1843797062
- Physical Description: 25 audio discs (approximately 1890 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [Franklin, Tenn.] : Naxos AudioBooks, 
- Copyright: ℗2013
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|Participant or Performer Note:||
Read by Georgina Sutton.
Amelia Sedley, daughter of a wealthy merchant, has a loving mother to supervise her courtship. Becky Sharp, an orphan, has to use her wit, charm, and resourcefulness to escape from her destiny as a governess. This she does ruthlessly, musing: 'I think I could become a good woman, if I had five thousand a year'. Thackeray's story is set at the time of the battle of Waterloo, in which the Sedley fortunes are lost and Amelia is back to square one wile Becky rises with contemptuous ease.
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