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An experiment in love

Author: Hilary Mantel
Publisher: New York : H. Holt and Co., 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Owl Book edView all editions and formats
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A girl's climb up the social ladder in 1960s England. She is Carmel McBain from Lancashire, whose low-class mother pumps her with ambition. The novel follows Carmel through a convent school to university, describing her ups and downs integrating in her new milieu, and the price she pays for it.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Mantel
ISBN: 080505202X 9780805052022
OCLC Number: 37349278
Notes: "A Marian Wood/Owl Book."
Originally published in Great Britain by Viking, 1995.
Description: 250 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Hilary Mantel.

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A girl's climb up the social ladder in 1960s England. She is Carmel McBain from Lancashire, whose low-class mother pumps her with ambition. The novel follows Carmel through a convent school to university, describing her ups and downs integrating in her new milieu, and the price she pays for it.

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