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Girl from the south

Author: Joanna Trollope
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gillon Stokes is a girl from the South, yet with her lack of convention and her disregard for makeup and the traditions of Southern femininity, she defies stereotype. When Gillon flees Charleston for a summer stint in London, she is befriended by the assured yet insecure Tilly. But when it's time for Gillon to return home, Tilly's boyfriend, Henry, follows her. A photographer, he falls in love with the wildlife of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Trollope
ISBN: 0747557993 9780747557999 0747558779 9780747558774 0552770876 9780552770873
OCLC Number: 51194750
Description: 311 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Joanna Trollope.

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You can always tell the true storyteller: you are plunged into the tale from the very first sentence, and Joanna Trollope is a veritable master of the art. Her latest takes the reader to South Read more...

 
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