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  • 8 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch FIC HORNBY MIS (Text) 34207002310143 Adult Fiction Checked out 07/01/2020
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch FIC HORNBY MIS (Text) 34207002309442 Adult Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver FIC HORNBY MIS (Text) 34304000967804 Adult - Fiction Available -
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Fayette Co PL - Connersville FIC HOR (Text) 39230032036145 Adult New Books Available -
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Putnam County Public Library - Main FIC HOR (Text) 30041002339545 New Book Section In process -
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  • ISBN: 9781250252203
  • ISBN: 1250252202
  • Physical Description: x, 270 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2020.

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""A deeply imagined and deeply moving novel. Reading it made me happy and weepy in equally copious amounts." -Karen Joy Fowler For fans of Jo Baker's Longbourn, a witty, poignant novel about Cassandra Austen and her famous sister, Jane. Whoever looked at an elderly lady and saw the young heroine she once was? England, 1840. For the two decades following the death of her beloved sister, Jane, Cassandra Austen has lived alone, spending her days visiting friends and relations and quietly, purposefully working to preserve her sister's reputation. Now in her sixties and increasingly frail, Cassandra goes to stay with the Fowles of Kintbury, family of her long-dead fiancé, in search of a trove of Jane's letters. Dodging her hostess and a meddlesome housemaid,Cassandra eventually hunts down the letters and confronts the secrets they hold, secrets not only about Jane but about Cassandra herself. Will Cassandra bare the most private details of her life to the world, or commit her sister's legacy to the flames? Moving back and forth between the vicarage and Cassandra's vibrant memories of her years with Jane, interwoven with Jane's brilliantly reimagined lost letters, Miss Austen is the untold story of the most important person in Jane's life. With extraordinary empathy, emotional complexity, and wit, Gill Hornby finally gives Cassandra her due, bringing to life a woman as captivating as any Austen heroine"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Austen, Cassandra, 1773-1845 > Fiction.
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.

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