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The movement of stars

Author: Amy Brill
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA), Inc., [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Amateur astronomer Hannah Gardner Price has lived all twenty-four years of her life according to the principles of the Nantucket Quaker community in which she was raised. Then she meets Isaac Martin, a young, dark-skinned whaler from the Azores who, like herself, has ambitions beyond his expected station in life. Drawn to his intellectual curiosity and honest manner, Hannah agrees to take Isaac on as a student. But  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Brill
ISBN: 9781594487446 1594487448 9781101602058 1101602058
OCLC Number: 801681469
Description: 388 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Amy Brill.

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Amateur astronomer Hannah Gardner Price has lived all twenty-four years of her life according to the principles of the Nantucket Quaker community in which she was raised. Then she meets Isaac Martin, a young, dark-skinned whaler from the Azores who, like herself, has ambitions beyond his expected station in life. Drawn to his intellectual curiosity and honest manner, Hannah agrees to take Isaac on as a student. But when their shared interest in the stars develops into something deeper, Hannah's standing in the community begins to unravel.

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