The Resource The stargazer's sister : A Novel., Carrie Brown, (electronic book)

The stargazer's sister : A Novel., Carrie Brown, (electronic book)

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The stargazer's sister : A Novel.
Title
The stargazer's sister
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Carrie Brown
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the acclaimed author of The Last First Day: a beautiful new period novel--a nineteenth-century story of female empowerment before its time--based on the life of Caroline Herschel, sister of the great astronomer William Herschel and an astronomer in her own right. This exquisitely imagined novel opens as the great astronomer and composer William Herschel rescues his sister Caroline from a life of drudgery in Germany and brings her to England and a world of music-making and stargazing. Lina, as Caroline is known, serves as William's assistant and the captain of his exhilaratingly busy household. William is generous, wise, and charismatic, an obsessive genius whom Lina adores and serves with the fervency of a beloved wife. When William suddenly announces that he will be married, Lina watches as her world collapses. With her characteristically elegant prose, Brown creates from history a compelling story of familial collaboration and conflict, the sublime..
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TEFOD
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
The stargazer's sister : A Novel., Carrie Brown, (electronic book)
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The stargazer's sister : A Novel., Carrie Brown, (electronic book)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
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Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804197946
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ODN0002302221
  • 1200346

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