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Author Reef, Catherine.

Title The Brontë sisters : the brief lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne / Catherine Reef.

Publication Info. Boston : Clarion Books, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 Burlington Public Library - Teen  YB BRONTE    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Children's Department  J92 BRONTE FAMILY    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Children's Department  COLLECTIVE BIOGRAPHY J920 REEF    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Teen  YA B BRONTE FAMILY R    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Children's Department  J BIOG BRONTE    Check Shelf
Description 231 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 192-219) and index.
Contents "Oh god, my poor children!" -- "Bend inclination to duty" -- "What on earth is half so dear?" -- "Who ever rose...without ambition?" -- "A peculiar music" -- "It is soul speaking to soul" -- "Moorish, and wild, and knotty as a root of heath" -- A dreadful darkness closes in" -- "Out of obscurity I came" -- "I should fancy I heard the steps of the dead" -- Afterword: "Alas!"
Summary Explores the turbulent lives of the three literary siblings and the oppressive times in which they lived, and offers insight into their classic nineteenth-century novels.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 7.8 6.0 154528.
Subject Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855 -- Juvenile literature.
Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848 -- Juvenile literature.
Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849 -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Sisters -- England -- Yorkshire -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women authors, English -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Added Title Brief lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne
ISBN 9780547579665 hardcover
0547579667 hardcover
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