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Wives and daughters

Author: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell; Jennifer S Uglow
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2012.
Series: Penguin English library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seventeen-year-old Molly Gibson worships her widowed father. But when he decides to remarry, Molly's life is thrown off course by the arrival of her vain, shallow and selfish stepmother. There is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell; Jennifer S Uglow
ISBN: 9780141389462 014138946X 9780141973937 0141973935
OCLC Number: 801587643
Notes: "First published 1866; published in Penguin Red Classics 2009"--Title page verso.
Includes an essay entitled "Wives and daughters : windows and clothes" by Jenny Uglow.
Description: vi, 793 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. The Dawn of a Gala Day --
2.A Novice among the Great Folk --
3. Molly Gibson's Childhood --
4. Mr Gibson's Neighbours --
5. Calf-Love --
6.A Visit to the Hamleys --
7. Foreshadows of Love Perils --
8. Drifting into Danger --
9. The Widower and the Widow --
10.A Crisis --
11. Making Friendship --
12. Preparing for the Wedding --
13. Molly Gibson's New Friends --
14. Molly Finds Herself Patronized --
15. The New Mamma --
16. The Bride at Home --
17. Trouble at Hamley Hall --
18. Mr Osborne's Secret --
19. Cynthia's Arrival --
20. Mrs Gibson's Visitors --
21. The Half-Sisters --
22. The Old Squire's Troubles --
23. Osborne Hamley Reviews His Position --
24. Mrs Gibson's Little Dinner --
25. Hollingford in a Bustle --
26.A Charity-Ball --
27. Father and Sons --
28. Rivalry --
29. Bush-Fighting --
30. Old Ways and New Ways --
31.A Passive Coquette --
32.Coming Events --
33. Brightening Prospects --
34.A Lover's Mistake --
35. The Mother's Manoeuvre --
36. Domestic Diplomacy.
Series Title: Penguin English library.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Gaskell.

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