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The mayor of Casterbridge : the life and death of a man of character / Thomas Hardy ; edited with an introduction and notes by Keith Wilson.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Penguin classics.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial FIC HARDY, THOMAS (Text) 33946003604118 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780141439785
  • ISBN: 0141439785
  • Physical Description: li, 393 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: London ; Penguin Books, 2003.

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General Note:
"Reprinted with updated further reading 2003"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages xlii-xliv).
Summary, etc.:
A poor workman named Michael Henchard, in a fit of drunken rage, sells his wife and baby daughter to a stranger at a country fair. Stricken with remorse, Henchard forswears alcohol and works hard to become a prosperous businessman and the respected mayor of Casterbridge. But he cannot erase his past.
Subject: Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Runaway husbands > Fiction.
Wessex (England) > Fiction.
Atonement > Fiction.
Mayors > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.

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