- 400 pages
- The Giver of Stars
- Jojo Moyes
- 20 July 2019 Jojo Moyes
Set In Depression Era America, A Breathtaking Story Of Five Extraordinary Women And Their Remarkable Journey Through The Mountains Of Kentucky And Beyond, From The Author Of Me Before You And The Peacock EmporiumAlice Wright Marries Handsome American Bennett Van Cleve Hoping To Escape Her Stifling Life In England But Small Town Kentucky Quickly Proves Equally Claustrophobic, Especially Living Alongside Her Overbearing Father In Law So When A Call Goes Out For A Team Of Women To Deliver Books As Part Of Eleanor Roosevelt S New Traveling Library, Alice Signs On Enthusiastically.The Leader, And Soon Alice S Greatest Ally, Is Margery, A Smart Talking, Self Sufficient Woman Who S Never Asked A Man S Permission For Anything They Will Be Joined By Three Other Singular Women Who Become Known As The Horseback Librarians Of Kentucky What Happens To Them And To The Men They Love Becomes A Classic Drama Of Loyalty, Justice, Humanity And Passion Though They Face All Kinds Of Dangers, They Re Committed To Their Job Bringing Books To People Who Have Never Had Any, Sharing The Gift Of Learning That Will Change Their Lives.Based On A True Story Rooted In America S Past, The Giver Of Stars Is Unparalleled In Its Scope At Times Funny, At Others Heartbreaking, This Is A Richly Rewarding Novel Of Women S Friendship, Of True Love, And Of What Happens When We Reach Beyond Our Grasp For The Great Beyond.
Jojo Moyes is a British novelist.Moyes studied at Royal Holloway, University of London She won a bursary financed by The Independent newspaper to study journalism at City University and subsequently worked for The Independent for 10 years In 2001 she became a full time novelist Moyes novel Foreign Fruit won the Romantic Novelists Association RNA Romantic Novel of the Year in 2004.She is mar