The peasant's dream [electronic resource] / Melanie Dickerson.
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- ISBN: 9780785228356 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 0785228357 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 26 min.)) : digital.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : Thomas Nelson, 2020.
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Read by Jude Mason.
In this reverse Cinderella story, a poor farmer's son, who dreams of using his talent as a woodcarver to make a better life for himself, falls in love with a duke's daughter and must fight for a chance to win her heart. Adela is the youngest daughter of Duke Wilhelm of Hagenheim and is never allowed outside of the castle walls. She loves her family, but she sneaks away one day to the market in the town center. There she meets a handsome young man and wonders what it might be like to fall in love with a poor farmer with a kind heart instead of marrying the man her family is suggesting for her. Frederick earns the income for his family and defends his mother from his father's drunken rages. He also uses his talent and creativity to carve figures, animals, and scenes into wood, and he's asked to carve these scenes into cathedral doors when his talent is noticed. Frederick is inspired by the sweet and beautiful Adela, but he has no knowledge of her true identity. When he gets swept up into a plan to kidnap the duke's daughter, both are shaken by what they learn about the other. With the heartbroken Adela resigned to an arranged marriage with her noble suitor, Frederick must decide what he's willing to risk for love.
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