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The clever woman of the family

Author: Charlotte M Yonge; Clare A Simmons
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. ; Orchard Park, NY : Broadview Press, 2001.
Series: Broadview literary texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... Focuses on a group of women in a small seaside community [in England]. It is the early 1860s, and British women outnumber men to such an extent that not all women can expect to marry. Rachel Curtis, the clever woman of the title, is an opinionated young woman whose yearning for a "mission" in life leads to tragicomic results."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte M Yonge; Clare A Simmons
ISBN: 1551112213 9781551112213
OCLC Number: 45300403
Description: 601 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Broadview literary texts.
Responsibility: Charlotte M. Yonge ; edited by Clare A. Simmons.
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" ... Focuses on a group of women in a small seaside community [in England]. It is the early 1860s, and British women outnumber men to such an extent that not all women can expect to marry. Rachel Curtis, the clever woman of the title, is an opinionated young woman whose yearning for a "mission" in life leads to tragicomic results."--Back cover.

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"The Clever Woman of the Family, the fascinating if infuriating novel by that immensely readable but too often neglected writer, Charlotte Mary Yonge, explores acceptable forms of feminine activity Read more...

 
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