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The giver of stars

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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 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"--

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  • 5 of 101 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

34 current holds with 101 total copies.

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Ardsley Public Library FICTION MOYES (Text)
Fiction
31000151246850
Checked out
02/16/2021
Bedford Free Library FIC MOY (Text)
Fiction
31002150801305
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Bedford Free Library FIC MOY (Text)
Fiction
31002150801875
Checked out
01/04/2021
Bedford Free Library FIC MOY (Text)
Fiction
31002150802469
Checked out
02/01/2021
Bedford Hills Free Library MOYES (Text)
New Book
31003151426381
Checked out
01/26/2021
Bedford Hills Free Library MOYES (Text)
Fiction
31003151522072
Checked out
01/28/2021
Briarcliff Manor Public Library FICTION MOYES (Text)
Fiction
31036150914437
Checked out
02/16/2021
Briarcliff Manor Public Library FICTION MOYES (Text)
Express Item
31036150914445
Checked out
02/11/2021
Bronxville Public Library FICTION MOYES (Text)
Fiction
31004151688657
Checked out
02/03/2021
Bronxville Public Library FICTION MOYES (Text)
Fiction
31004151720666
Checked out
01/23/2021
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