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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Erlanger Branch||LT BAKER J (Text)||33126017418744||Large Type Fiction||Checked out||10/07/2019|
- ISBN: 0804121141 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 9780804121149 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 543 p. (large print) ; 24 cm.
- Edition: 1st large print ed.
- Publisher: [New York] : Random House Large Print, c2013.
|Summary, etc.:||The servants at Longbourn estate, only glancingly mentioned in Jane Austen's classic, take center stage in Jo Baker's lively, cunning 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.|
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