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"Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond, from the author of Me Before You and The Peacock Emporium. 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...
Book woman of Trouble Creek volume 1
1936. Tucked deep into the woods of Troublesome Creek, KY, lives blue-skinned Cussy Carter, the last living female of the rare Blue People ancestry. She joins Roosevelt's Pack Horse Library Project of Kentucky and becomes a traveling librarian, riding across slippery creek beds and up treacherous mountains on her mule to deliver books and other reading material to the impoverished hill people of Eastern Kentucky. Along her route, Cussy faces doubters...
"In the ruggedness of the beautiful Kentucky mountains, Honey Lovett has always known that the old ways can make a hard life harder. As the daughter of the famed blue-skinned, Troublesome Creek packhorse librarian, Honey and her family have been hiding from the law all her life. But when her mother and father are imprisoned, Honey realizes she must fight to stay free, or risk being sent away for good. Picking up her mother's old packhorse library...
Suma de Letras/Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial USA, LLC
En 1937 Alice Wright toma la impulsiva decisión de abandonar Inglaterra para casarse con un apuesto y rico americano en Baileyville, Kentucky. Pero su nueva vida en la pequeña ciudad no es lo que esperaba hasta que conoce a Margery O'Hare, quien se ha propuesto llevar el milagro de los libros hasta el último rincón de la región. A caballo, atravesando montańas y bosques salvajes y luchando contra el prejuicio y la ignorancia, Alice, Margery...
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