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Keeping the castle : a tale of romance, riches, and real estate

Author: Patrice Kindl
Publisher: New York : Viking, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In order to support her family and maintain their ancient castle in Lesser Hoo, seventeen-year-old Althea bears the burden of finding a wealthy suitor who can remedy their financial problems.
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Genre/Form: Young adult works
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrice Kindl
ISBN: 9780670014385 0670014389
OCLC Number: 756044433
Notes: Sequel: A school for brides : a story of maidens, mystery, and matrimony.
Awards: American Library Association Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2013
Description: 261 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Patrice Kindl.

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In order to support her family and maintain their ancient castle in Lesser Hoo, seventeen-year-old Althea bears the burden of finding a wealthy suitor who can remedy their financial problems.  Read more...

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STARRED REVIEW In her first book in 10 years, Kindl (Lost in the Labyrinth) creates a sharp-witted comedy of manners set in 19th-century England that mirrors the narrative voice of Jane Austen. Read more...

 
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Keeping the Castle is rather like Jane Austen's Emma meets Cinderella but without any dead mothers. A beautiful but impoverished teenager makes naive, clueless attempts at matchmaking in an effort to save her family's crumbling home. Since her single-minded drive to...
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