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A northern light

Author: Jennifer Donnelly
Publisher: New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sixteen-year-old Mattie Gokey has a word for everything, and big dreams of being a writer but little hope of seeing them come true. With the fresh pain of her mother's death lingering over her and the only out from her impoverished life being marriage to the handsome but dull local rich boy, Maddie flees from her home. She takes a job at the Glenmore, where hotel guest Grace Brown entrusts her with the task of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Donnelly
ISBN: 035806368X 9780358063681
OCLC Number: 1053544585
Description: xi, 396 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Jennifer Donnelly.

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"Sixteen-year-old Mattie Gokey has a word for everything, and big dreams of being a writer but little hope of seeing them come true. With the fresh pain of her mother's death lingering over her and the only out from her impoverished life being marriage to the handsome but dull local rich boy, Maddie flees from her home. She takes a job at the Glenmore, where hotel guest Grace Brown entrusts her with the task of burning a secret bundle of letters. But when Grace's drowned body is fished from Big Moose Lake, Mattie discovers that the letters could reveal the grim truth behind a murder. Set in 1906 in the Adirondack Mountains, against the backdrop of the murder that inspired Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy, this Printz Honor-winning coming-of-age novel effortlessly weaves romance, history, and a murder mystery into something moving, and real, and wholly original."--Back cover.

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