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The pursuit of Mary Bennet : a Pride and prejudice novel

Mingle, Pamela. (Author).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library MIN (Text) 33500011801032 Main Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library MIN (Text) 33500011801040 Main Available -
Godel Memorial-Warren Library MIN (Text) 35500005233299 Main Available -
Thief River Falls Public Library MIN (Text) 35500005233174 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0062274244 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780062274243 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 302, 9 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow Paperbacks, 2013.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "For most of her life Mary Bennet has been an object of ridicule. With a notable absence of the social graces, she has been an embarrassment to her family on more than one occasion. But lately, Mary has changed. She's matured and attained a respectable, if somewhat unpolished, decorum. But her peace and contentment are shattered when her sister Lydia turns up-very pregnant and separated from Wickham. Mary and Kitty are bustled off to stay with Jane and her husband. It is there that Mary meets Henry Walsh, whose attentions confound her. Unschooled in the game of love, her heart and her future are at risk. Is she worthy of love or should she take the safer path? In her journey of self-acceptance, she discovers the answer"--

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2013 December #1
    *Starred Review* In Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Mary Bennet is the socially awkward, bookish middle sister who is rarely mentioned. In her first adult novel, YA author Mingle (Kissing Shakespeare, 2012) plucks the character from obscurity and brings her to life in this delightful spin-off. Of the five Bennet sisters, Mary is the one viewed by everyone as least likely to wed. Twenty-two years old and still living at home with her younger sister Kitty, Mary resents her predicament and her parents' expectations. Her life takes a turn when her very pregnant and disgraced sister Lydia arrives home, and Mary and Kitty are shuttled off to live with their older, married sister, Jane. There, at High Tor, Mary meets the handsome and prosperous Henry Walsh. While Kitty vies for his attention, it's Mary who holds Henry's interest. But Mary is reluctant to open her heart to the love she longs to receive. The Pursuit of Mary Bennet is the story of a woman's search for acceptance and identity and a man's quest for her affections. Mingle makes no attempt to replicate Austen's voice. Rather, she lets Mary speak for herself in this romantic charmer that will leave the reader sighing with pleasure and remembering what it feels like to fall in love. Copyright 2013 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Sisters England Fiction
Mate selection Fiction
Social classes England Fiction
Young women England Fiction
England Social life and customs 19th century Fiction
Austen, Jane 1775-1817 Fiction
FICTION / Historical
FICTION / General
FICTION / Romance / General
Genre: Regency fiction.
Love stories.
Search Results Showing Item 7 of 8 Preferred library: Lake Agassiz Regional Library?

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