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Creston Public Library AUDIO FIC BAK (Text) 35140001035727 Fiction Audiobooks Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 0804149429 :
  • ISBN: 9780804149426
  • Physical Description: 11 sound discs (13 hr., 32 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
    sound recording
  • Publisher: [Wesminister, MD] : Books on Tape, [2013]

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General Note: Duration: 13:32:00.
Compact discs.
Unabridged ed.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Emma Fielding.
Summary, etc.: The servants at Longbourn estate, only glancingly mentioned in Jane Austen's classic, take center stage in Jo Baker's new novel. Here are the Bennets as we have never known them: seen through the eyes of those scrubbing the floors, cooking the meals, emptying the chamber pots. Our heroine is Sarah, an orphaned housemaid beginning to chafe against the boundaries of her class. When the militia marches into town, a new footman arrives under mysterious circumstances, and Sarah finds herself the object of the attentions of an ambitious young former slave working at neighboring Netherfield Hall, the carefully choreographed world downstairs at Longbourn threatens to be completely, perhaps irrevocably, up-ended. From the stern but soft-hearted housekeeper to the starry-eyed kitchen maid, these new characters come vividly to life in this already beloved world.
Subject: Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction
Books on compact disc
Families -- Great Britain -- Fiction
Bennet, Elizabeth (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Women household employees -- Fiction
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