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A gathering light

Author: Jennifer Donnelly; Bloomsbury (Firm),
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on a real murder at the turn of the century, this is a powerful coming-of-age book. Mattie is torn between her familial responsibilities, her desire to be a writer, and the excitement of a first romance. Her dilemmas and choices are quietly reflected in the life of a young woman found drowned in a lake, a woman that Mattie onlly gets to know through reading her letters.
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Genre/Form: Teen fiction
Juvenile works
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Young adult works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Donnelly; Bloomsbury (Firm),
ISBN: 0747563047 9780747563044 0747570639 9780747570639
OCLC Number: 59368423
Awards: Carnegie Medal 2003 Winner.
Description: 389 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Jennifer Donnelly.

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An astounding novel about a girls coming-of-age inter-woven with a real life murder that rocked turn-of-the-century America. Winner of the 2004 Carnegie Medal.  Read more...

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'The wonderfully confident debut by Jennifer Donnelly.' Lindsay Fraser, Sunday Herald 'A GATHERING LIGHT is a remarkable debut, a book that sweeps across the genre boundaries of murder, mystery, Read more...

 
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