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The Resource The Bride's Farewell

The Bride's Farewell

Label
The Bride's Farewell
Title
The Bride's Farewell
Statement of responsibility
Meg Rosoff
Title variation
brides farewell
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Language
eng
Summary
Alex Award WinnerA young woman runs away from home and finds love in the most unexpected placeIn Meg Rosoff's fourth novel, a young woman in 1850s rural England runs away from home on horseback the day she's to marry her childhood sweetheart. Pell is from a poor preacher's family and she's watched her mother suffer for years under the burden of caring for an ever-increasing number of children. Pell yearns to escape the inevitable repetition of such a life.She understands horses better than people and sets off for Salisbury Fair, where horse trading takes place, in the hope of finding work and buying herself some time. But as she rides farther away from home, Pell's feelings for her parents, her siblings, and her fiancé surprise her with their strength and alter the course of her travels. And her journey leads her to find love where she least expects it.Rosoff's magical voice and her novel's ethereal setting will thrill her passionate longtime fans and garner her new ones.From the Compact Disc edition
Summary
On the morning of her wedding, Pell Ridley creeps out of bed in the dark, kisses her sisters goodbye and flees. She takes the only thing that truly belongs to her: Jack, a white horse. The road ahead is rich with longing, silence and secrets, and each encounter leads her closer to the untold story of her past
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Audio
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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10265661
Cataloging source
CtWfDGI
Dewey number
813.54
PerformerNote
Read by Susan Duerden
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
The Bride's Farewell
Instantiates
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
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Dimensions
not applicable
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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True
Isbn
9781415965078
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
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True
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Bride's Farewell
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
OVERDRIVE:fad19326-04f2-40e5-a430-869caf579bf8
Dimensions
not applicable
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781415965078
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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