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Emily Hudson

Melissa Jones

Published by Tantor Audio
ISBN 10: 140011926X / ISBN 13: 9781400119264
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Title: Emily Hudson

Publisher: Tantor Audio

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Audio CD. Dimensions: 6.5in. x 5.5in. x 1.1in.After the start of the Civil War, Emily Hudsonan orphan who lost her family to consumption and feverfinds herself the begrudged guest at the home of her relatives in Newport. Emilys longing to be an artist is dismissed by her puritanical uncle, who wants nothing more than to rid himself of her through marriage. Her only friend is her aesthete cousin, William, an ailing young writer. When a promising engagement to the eligible Captain Lindsay is broken, William rescues Emily from an uncertain future by taking her to England. Lonely and desperate to escape her cousinonce her confidant, now her obsessively controlling patronEmily sets out alone to meet her destiny in the eternal city of Rome. Reminiscent of the novels of Edith Wharton, Emily Hudson is an exquisitely told tale about a heroine struggling to be true to herself and to also find love in a society where only marriage or an independent income guaranteed a woman the freedom to do as she pleased. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781400119264

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Synopsis: After the start of the Civil War, Emily Hudson?an orphan who lost her family to consumption and fever?finds herself the begrudged guest at the home of her relatives in Newport. Emily's longing to be an artist is dismissed by her puritanical uncle, who wants nothing more than to rid himself of her through marriage. Her only friend is her aesthete cousin, William, an ailing young writer. When a promising engagement to the eligible Captain Lindsay is broken, William rescues Emily from an uncertain future by taking her to England. Lonely and desperate to escape her cousin?once her confidant, now her obsessively controlling patron?Emily sets out alone to meet her destiny in the eternal city of Rome.

Reminiscent of the novels of Edith Wharton, Emily Hudson is an exquisitely told tale about a heroine struggling to be true to herself and to also find love in a society where only marriage or an independent income guaranteed a woman the freedom to do as she pleased.

About the Author: Melissa Jones is the daughter of the Jamaican poet and screenwriter Evan Jones and the sister of novelist Sadie Jones. She is the author of Cold in Earth and Sick at Heart.

Lorna Raver, an accomplished stage actress, has also guest-starred in many top television series as well as appearing on the big screen. She has been named a Best Voice of the Year by AudioFile magazine and has been nominated for multiple Audie Awards. Lorna has also received numerous AudioFile Earphones Awards for her narrations.

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