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Once persuaded, twice shy : a modern reimagining of Persuasion

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First edition.

"This modern reimagining of Persuasion is full of witty banter, romantic angst, and compelling characters as it captures the heart of the classic Jane Austen novel. When Anne Elliott broke up with Ben Wentworth it seemed like the right thing to do, but now eight years later, she's not so sure. In her tourist destination hometown, Anne is comfortable and confident in the life she's built for herself. She has a successful career filling her late mother's shoes as town councilor, executive director of her theater company, and all-around wrangler of eccentric locals, self-centered family members, elaborate festivals, and the occasional goose attack. Everyone in town knows they can rely on the always responsible Anne. But the more she tries to convince herselfher life is as perfect as she planned, the more it all feels like a show - and not nearly as good as the ones put on by her theater. She's always taken for granted and cleaning up after other people, and the memories of happier times with Ben Wentworth still haunt her. So when the nearby Kellynch Winery is bought by Ben's aunt and uncle, Anne's life is set ablaze as her old flame crashes back into her life - and it's clear he hasn't forgotten or forgiven her for breaking his heart. A joint project between the winery and Anne's theater company forces both Ben and Anne to confront their complicated history, and as they spend more time together Anne can't help but wonder if there might be hope for their future after all"--

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Westchester Library System.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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New Rochelle Public Library EDWARDS (Text)
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Rye Free Reading Room FICTION EDWARDS (Text)
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Yonkers Grinton I. Will Library FIC Edwards (Text)
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