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  • 38 of 66 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 1 of 6 copies available at Beaufort County Library System.

Current holds

6 current holds with 66 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch FIC MOY (Text) 0530006247287 Adult Fiction Collection Checked out 05/08/2021
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch FIC MOY (Text) 0530006247330 Adult Book Club Books On holds shelf -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch FIC MOY (Text) 0530011212863 Adult Book Club Books Checked out 04/27/2021
Beaufort - Lobeco Branch FIC MOY (Text) 0530006275718 Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch FIC MOY (Text) 0530006247349 Adult Fiction Collection In transit -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch FIC MOY (Text) 0530011208663 Adult Fiction Collection Checked out 04/28/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399562488
  • ISBN: 0399562486
  • Physical Description: 390 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York, NY] : Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A novel" -- Cover.
"Simultaneouly published in hardcover in Great Britain by Michael Joseph, an imprint of Penguin Books, a division of Penguin Random House, Ltd., London" — Title page verso.
A Reese Witherspoon X Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick
Summary, etc.:
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 Horseback Librarians of Kentucky. What happens to them—and to the men they love—becomes a classic 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.
Subject: Packhorse librarians > Fiction.
Librarians > Fiction.
Female friendship > Fiction.
Kentucky > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Romance fiction.

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