The giver of stars
(Pre-loaded Audio)

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Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2019]., , ©2019.
ISBN
9781987186901, 1987186907
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Batavia Public Library District - Adult AVDigital Audiobook Moyes, JojoOn Shelf
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Carol Stream Public Library - Adult AudiobooksPLAY/MOYESOn Shelf
Downers Grove Public Library - 2nd Floor - AdultPLAYAWAY FICTION MOYES, J.On Shelf
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Format
Pre-loaded Audio
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
1 audio media player (840 min.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Language
English
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 6.1, 20 Points

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Release date supplied by publisher.
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Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
General Note
Originally published by Penguin Audio ℗2019.
General Note
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Participants/Performers
Performed by Julia Whelan.
Description
"Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of Me Before You and The Peacock Emporium. Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve hoping to escape her stifling life in England. But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living alongside her overbearing father-in-law. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt's new traveling library, Alice signs on enthusiastically. The leader, and soon Alice's greatest ally, is Margery, a smart-talking, self-sufficient woman who's never asked a man's permission for anything. They will be joined by three other singular women who become known as the Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky. What happens to them--and to the men they love--becomes an unforgettable drama of loyalty, justice, humanity and passion. Though they face all kinds of dangers, they're committed to their job--bringing books to people who have never had any, sharing the gift of learning that will change their lives. Based on a true story rooted in America's past, The Giver of Stars is unparalleled in its scope. At times funny, at others heartbreaking, this is a richly rewarding novel of women's friendship, of true love, and of what happens when we reach beyond our grasp for the great beyond"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Moyes, J., & Whelan, J. (2019). The giver of stars (Unabridged.). Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Moyes, Jojo, 1969- and Julia Whelan. 2019. The Giver of Stars. Solon, Ohio: Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Moyes, Jojo, 1969- and Julia Whelan. The Giver of Stars Solon, Ohio: Findaway World, LLC, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Moyes, Jojo, and Julia Whelan. The Giver of Stars Unabridged., Findaway World, LLC, 2019.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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