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Jane Austen : a life revealed

Author: Catherine Reef
Publisher: Boston : Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Jane Austen for students that provides an overview of her personal life, writings, and influence on world literature.
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
Biography
Juvenile works
1090L
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen; Jane Austen
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Reef
ISBN: 9780547370217 0547370210
OCLC Number: 651911425
Description: 192 pages : illustrations, portraits, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
Contents: Gentle Aunt Jane? --
The novelist is born --
Love and losses --
Uprooted --
An extraordinary fate --
Light, bright, and sparkling --
Vice and virtue --
"If I live to be an old woman--
" --
Lasting words --
Our own Jane Austen.
Responsibility: Catherine Reef.

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Jane Austen's popularity never seems to fade. She has hordes of devoted fans, and there have been numerous adaptations of her life and work. But who was Jane Austen? The author takes an intimate peek  Read more...

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