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  • ISBN: 9780385351249 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0385351240 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Edition: electronic resource
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.

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General Note:
"Originally published in Great Britain by Transworld, an imprint of the Random House Group Ltd., London."
Summary, etc.:
In this irresistibly imagined belowstairs answer to Pride and Prejudice, the servants take center stage. Sarah, the orphaned housemaid, spends her days scrubbing the laundry, polishing the floors, and emptying the chamber pots for the Bennet household. But there is just as much romance, heartbreak, and intrigue downstairs at Longbourn as there is upstairs. When a mysterious new footman arrives, the orderly realm of the servants' hall threatens to be completely, perhaps irrevocably, upended.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.
Electronic books.

Jo Baker was born in Lancashire, England, and educated at Oxford University and Queen&;s University Belfast. She is the author of The Undertow and of three earlier novels published in the United Kingdom: Offcomer, The Mermaid&;s Child, and The Telling. She lives in Lancaster.


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