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Year of wonders : a novel of the plague, Geraldine Brooks

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Year of wonders : a novel of the plague
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Year of wonders
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a novel of the plague
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Geraldine Brooks
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eng
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Title
Year of wonders
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This gripping historical novel is based on the true story of Eyam, the "Plague Village," in the rugged mountain spine of England. In 1666, a tainted bolt of cloth from London carries bubonic infection to this isolated settlement of shepherds and lead miners. A visionary young preacher convinces the villagers to seal themselves off in a deadly quarantine to prevent the spread of disease. The story is told through the eyes of eighteen-year-old Anna Frith, the vicar's maid, as she confronts the loss of her family, the disintegration of her community, and the lure of a dangerous and illicit love. As the death toll rises and people turn from prayers and herbal cures to sorcery and murderous witch-hunting, Anna emerges as an unlikely and courageous heroine in the village's desperate fight to save itself
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Award
  • Alex Award, 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2001
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DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
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maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.B7153
LC item number
Y4 2001
Literary form
fiction
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Year of wonders : a novel of the plague, Geraldine Brooks
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00052757
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24 cm.
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Extent
308 p.
Isbn
9780670910212
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
00052757
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