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Emma a modern retelling

by McCall Smith, Alexander, 1948-

Format: Book on CD 2015
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Bethel Park Public Library Audio/Visual CD McCALL SMITH Alexander
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
 
Collection  Audio/Visual
 
Call Number  CD McCALL SMITH Alexander
 
 
Jefferson Hills Public Library Audio Visual CDBK FIC MCC
Location  Jefferson Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Audio Visual
 
Call Number  CDBK FIC MCC
 
 
Summary
An unstoppable combination: Alexander McCall Smith and Jane Austen, as Sandy modernizes the story of Emma Woodhouse. Emma Woodhouse's widowed father is an anxious man, obsessed with nutrition and the latest vitamins. He lives the life of a country gentleman in contemporary England, protectively raising his young daughters, Isabella and Emma. While Isabella grows into a young woman, marries a society photographer for Vogue at the age of 19 and gets down to the business of reproducing herself, Emma pursues a degree in interior design at university in Bath, and then returns to set up shop in her home village. With her educated eye for the coordination of pattern and colour, Emma thinks she can now judge what person would best be paired with another, and sets about matchmaking her young friend, Harriet, with various possible suitors. Little does she know she is not the only person encouraging romantic pairings in the village. As Emma's cupid-like curiosity about her neighbours, both young and old, moves her to uncover their deeper
Additional Information
Subjects Young women -- England -- Fiction.
Mate selection -- Fiction.
Female friendship -- Fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
Romance fiction.
Audiobooks.
Publisher Prince Frederick, MD :2015
Edition Unabridged.
Other Titles Emma.
Contributors Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Emma.
Lyons, Susan, 1957- narrator.
Recorded Books, LLC, publisher.
Participants/Performers Narrated by Susan Lyons.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
Compact disc.
In container (17 cm.).
Description 9 audio discs (10 hr., 45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781490630670
1490630678
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