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Hamnet : a novel of the plague

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"A thrilling departure: a short, piercing, deeply moving novel about the death of Shakespeare's 11 year old son Hamnet--a name interchangeable with Hamlet in 15th century Britain--and the years leading up to the production of his great play. England, 1580. A young Latin tutor--penniless, bullied by a violent father--falls in love with an extraordinary, eccentric young woman--a wild creature who walks her family's estate with a falcon on her shoulder and is known throughout the countryside for her unusual gifts as a healer. Agnes understands plants and potions better than she does people, but once she settles with her husband on Henley Street in Stratford she becomes a fiercely protective mother and a steadfast, centrifugal force in the life of her young husband, whose gifts as a writer are just beginning to awaken when his beloved young son succumbs to bubonic plague. A luminous portrait of a marriage, a shattering evocation of a family ravaged by grief and loss, and a hypnotic recreation of the story that inspired one of the greatest masterpieces of all time, Hamnet is mesmerizing, seductive, impossible to put down--a magnificent departure from one of our most gifted novelists."--

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  • 36 of 103 copies available at Westchester Library System.

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35 current holds with 103 total copies.

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Croton Free Library FICTION/OFARRELL (Text)
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31006151798261
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12/11/2021
Croton Free Library FICTION/O'FARRELL (Text)
Fiction
31006151809654
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Dobbs Ferry Public Library OFARRELL (Text)
New Book
31007151391420
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Dobbs Ferry Public Library OFARRELL (Text)
New Book
31007151395165
Checked out
12/05/2021
Dobbs Ferry Public Library O'FARRELL (Text)
New Book
31007151395017
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Eastchester Public Library FICTION O'FARRELL (Text)
Fiction
31008152416208
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Eastchester Public Library FICTION O'FARRELL (Text)
Fiction
31008152439507
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Eastchester Public Library FICTION O'FARRELL (Text)
New Fiction
31008152469652
Checked out
12/11/2021
Eastchester Public Library FICTION O'FARRELL (Text)
New Fiction
31008152470320
Checked out
12/06/2021
Greenburgh Public Library FICTION O'FARRELL (Text)
Available In Storage
31009154510089
Checked out
11/22/2021
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