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The summer country : a novel / Lauren Willig.

The summer country : a novel

Willig, Lauren, author. (Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main Fiction Willig (Text) 31307023927157 Express Checked out 07/26/2019
Main Fiction Willig (Text) 31307023927165 New Checked out 08/01/2019
Seymour Fiction Willig (Text) 31307023927140 New Checked out 07/22/2019
West Leonard Fiction Willig (Text) 31307023927132 New Checked out 08/03/2019
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  • ISBN: 9780062839022 (hc)
  • ISBN: 0062839020 (hc)
  • ISBN: 9780062839039 (tp)
  • ISBN: 0062839039 (tp)
  • Physical Description: 464 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]

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Inheriting the ruins of a Barbados sugar plantation, Emily is seduced by the region's beauty at the same time her new neighbors take steps to acquire the property for themselves.
Subject: Sugar plantations > Barbados > Fiction.
Inheritance and succession > Fiction.
Barbados > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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The Summer Country : A Novel
The Summer Country : A Novel
by Willig, Lauren
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The Summer Country : A Novel


"Tense, atmospheric, and gorgeously written, The Summer Country is a novel to savor!" - Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Huntress and The Alice Network A brilliant, multigenerational saga in the tradition of The Thorn Birds and North and South, New York Times bestselling historical novelist Lauren Willig delivers her biggest, boldest, and most ambitious novel yet--a sweeping Victorian epic of lost love, lies, jealousy, and rebellion set in colonial Barbados. Barbados, 1854: Emily Dawson has always been the poor cousin in a prosperous English merchant clan-- merely a vicar's daughter, and a reform-minded vicar's daughter, at that. Everyone knows that the family's lucrative shipping business will go to her cousin, Adam, one day. But when her grandfather dies, Emily receives an unexpected inheritance: Peverills, a sugar plantation in Barbados--a plantation her grandfather never told anyone he owned. When Emily accompanies her cousin and his new wife to Barbados, she finds Peverills a burnt-out shell, reduced to ruins in 1816, when a rising of enslaved people sent the island up in flames. Rumors swirl around the derelict plantation; people whisper of ghosts. Why would her practical-minded grandfather leave her a property in ruins? Why are the neighboring plantation owners, the Davenants, so eager to acquire Peverills? The answer lies in the past-- a tangled history of lies, greed, clandestine love, heartbreaking betrayal, and a bold bid for freedom. THE SUMMER COUNTRY will beguile readers with its rendering of families, heartbreak, and the endurance of hope against all odds.
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