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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library AUD CD THACKERAY (25 CDS) (Text) 39206020776652 Audiobooks Checked out 11/01/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781843797067
  • ISBN: 1843797062
  • Physical Description: 25 audio discs (approximately 1890 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [Franklin, Tenn.] : Naxos AudioBooks, [2013]

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General Note:
Title from web page.
Compact discs.
Duration: 31:30:00.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Georgina Sutton.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815 > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Social classes > Fiction.
Married women > Fiction.
Governesses > Fiction.
London (England) > Fiction.
England > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Audiobooks.

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