A young Englishwoman working at a boarding school in Vienna on the eve of World War II begins a relationship with the school's mysterious groundsman
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Eva Ibbotson lives in Newcastle upon Tyne and has four grown-up children. She has written ten other books for children which have been translated into many languages. Two major movies based on her books are currently in development.From AudioFile:
When Englishwoman Ellen Call assumes the housekeeper position at a unique private school in Austria in 1937, she has no idea what she will encounter. She embarks on her adventure, determined that every child there have what he or she needs to be happy and to succeed. Ellen succeeds in winning the hearts of everyone around her, including the young man who is posing as a grounds keeper in order to hide his true identity and rescue his friends from the Nazis. Narrator Sophie Ward conveys with precision the gentle humor and poignant events of this WWII romance novel. Her portrayal of the many vivid characters with distinct accents and a full range of emotions captivates the listener from first tape to last. J.J.F. © AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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Book Description St Martins Pr, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1 Us ed. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0312181817
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