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The woman at the light

Author: Joanna Brady
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1839, Emily's husband vanishes from an isolated island off the coast of Key West where he tends to the lighthouse. Emily takes charge of the lighthouse to support her three children. But unexpected help arrives when a runaway slave washes up on their beach.
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna Brady
ISBN: 9781250023469 1250023467 9781250003560 1250003563 9781250010896 1250010896
OCLC Number: 777948247
Description: 325 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Joanna Brady.

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In 1839, Emily's husband vanishes from an isolated island off the coast of Key West where he tends to the lighthouse. Emily takes charge of the lighthouse to support her three children. But unexpected help arrives when a runaway slave washes up on their beach.

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A haunting love story

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2012-07-13) Very Good Permalink

Nearly two years ago, my husband and I honeymooned in the Florida Keys. Joanna Brady's vivid descriptions of Key West--the heat, humidity, and history of "wrecking" (the practice of salvaging goods off wrecked ships for profit)--had me feeling like I was right back on the islands. Of...
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