The Resource Longbourn, Jo Baker

Longbourn, Jo Baker

Label
Longbourn
Title
Longbourn
Statement of responsibility
Jo Baker
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The servants at Longbourn estate, only glancingly mentioned in Jane Austen's classic Pride and Prejudice, take centre stage. Here are the Bennets as we have never known them: seen through the eyes of those scrubbing the floors, cooking the meals, emptying the chamber pots. Our heroine is Sarah, an orphaned housemaid beginning to chafe against the boundaries of her class. When the militia marches into town, a new footman arrives under mysterious circumstances, and Sarah finds herself the object of the attentions of an ambitious young former slave working at neighbouring Netherfield Hall, the carefully choreographed world downstairs at Longbourn threatens to be completely, perhaps irrevocably, up-ended
Summary
A reimagining of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" from the perspectives of its below-stairs servants captures the drama of the Bennet household from the sideline viewpoint of Sarah, an orphaned housemaid
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2013.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2013
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10218711
Cataloging source
NZHPC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baker, Jo
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6102.A57
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
930
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1775-1817
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Austen, Jane
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bennet, Elizabeth
  • Families
  • Household employees
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Longbourn, Jo Baker
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-kg94zz9
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudocn993133560
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781448170159
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
kg94zz9
Label
Longbourn, Jo Baker
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-kg94zz9
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudocn993133560
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781448170159
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
kg94zz9

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