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March [GRPL Book Club] : a novel / Geraldine Brooks.

March [GRPL Book Club] : a novel

Brooks, Geraldine. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780143036661 :
  • Physical Description: 280, 9 p. ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2006.

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General Note: If you would like to request available book club copies, please call 988-5400.
Originally published by Viking Penguin in 2005.
Includes a reader's guide.
Summary, etc.: "As the North reels under a series of unexpected defeats during the dark first year of the Civil War, one man leaves behind his family to aid the Union cause. His experiences will utterly change his marriage and challenge his most ardently held beliefs. From Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has taken the character of the absent father, Mr. March, who has gone off to war, leaving his wife and daughters to make do in mean times."--P. [4] of cover.
Awards Note: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
Subject: United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Fiction
March family (Fictitious characters) > Fiction.
Fathers and daughters > Fiction.
Soldiers > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.
War stories.

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