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Sense and sensibility

Author: Jane Austen; Donada Peters
Publisher: [Santa Ana, Calif.] : Books on Tape, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sense and sensibility" is the story of an English family of sisters who are turned out of their family home by the laws of primogeniture. They must seek their fortunes through advantageous matches. Elinor Dashwood represents "sense" among the sisters, embodying moderation and prudence. Her sister Marianne represents "sensibility," a susceptibility to feelings that causes her much pain but also opens her up to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Document, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Austen; Donada Peters
ISBN: 0739345427 9780739345429
OCLC Number: 76905483
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 11:24:32.
Performer(s): Read by Donada Peters.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 164004 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Jane Austen.

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"Sense and sensibility" is the story of an English family of sisters who are turned out of their family home by the laws of primogeniture. They must seek their fortunes through advantageous matches. Elinor Dashwood represents "sense" among the sisters, embodying moderation and prudence. Her sister Marianne represents "sensibility," a susceptibility to feelings that causes her much pain but also opens her up to the richness of love. Jane Austen's acute observations of differences in class and wealth, as well as her sharp mocking wit, helps her to limn her memorable characters as they find their way towards mates who will be true, frank, and honest with them. The sisters' experiences, both good and bad, leave them the wiser and ourselves much the richer.

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