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The giver of stars : a novel / Jojo Moyes.

Moyes, Jojo, 1969- (author.). Whelan, Julia, 1984- (narrator.). Penguin Audio (Firm) (Added Author). Penguin Random House. (Added Author). Playaway Digital Audio. (Added Author). Findaway World, LLC. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Beaufort County Library System.

Current holds

2 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch FIC MOY (Text) 0530011109812 Adult Audiobook Expired Hold -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781987186901
  • ISBN: 1987186907
  • Physical Description: 1 audio media player (approximately 14 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Julia Whelan.
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.
Topic Heading: Audiobooks.

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