The giver of stars
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[New York, NY] : Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, [2019].
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390 pages ; 24 cm.
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English
ISBN
9780399562488
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"A novel"--Cover.
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"Simultaneouly published in hardcover in Great Britain by Michael Joseph, an imprint of Penguin Books, a division of Penguin Random House, Ltd., London"--Title page verso.
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"Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living alongside her overbearing father-in-law. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt's new traveling library, Alice signs on enthusiastically. The leader, and soon Alice's greatest ally, is Margery, a smart-talking, self-sufficient woman who's never asked a man's permission for anything. They will be joined by three other singular women who become known as the Horseback Librarians of Kentucky. What happens to them--and to the men they love--becomes a classic drama of loyalty, justice, humanity and passion. Though they face all kinds of dangers, they're committed to their job--bringing books to people who have never had any, sharing the gift of learning that will change their lives. Based on a true story rooted in America's past, The Giver of Stars is unparalleled in its scope. At times funny, at others heartbreaking, this is a richly rewarding novel of women's friendship, of true love, and of what happens when we reach beyond our grasp for the great beyond"--

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APA Citation (style guide)

Moyes, J. (2019). The giver of stars . Pamela Dorman Books/Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Moyes, Jojo, 1969-. 2019. The Giver of Stars. [New York, NY]: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Moyes, Jojo, 1969-. The Giver of Stars [New York, NY]: Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Moyes, Jojo. The Giver of Stars Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, 2019.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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