Emma a modern retelling
|Format:||Book on CD 2015|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
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
Mate selection -- Fiction.
Female friendship -- Fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| Prince Frederick, MD :2015
|Other Titles|| Emma.
Lyons, Susan, 1957- narrator.
Recorded Books, LLC, publisher.
Narrated by Susan Lyons.
Title from container.
In container (17 cm.).
9 audio discs (10 hr., 45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.