The Resource Emma : a modern retelling, Alexander McCall Smith

Emma : a modern retelling, Alexander McCall Smith

Label
Emma : a modern retelling
Title
Emma
Title remainder
a modern retelling
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The summer after university, Emma Woodhouse returns home to the village of Highbury, where she will live with her health-conscious father until she is ready to launch her interior-design business and strike out on her own. In the meantime, she will do what she does best: offer guidance to those less wise in the ways of the world than herself. Happily, this summer brings many new faces to Highbury and into the sphere of Emma's not always perfectly felicitous council: Harriet Smith, a naive teacher's assistant at the ESL school run by the hippie-ish Mrs. Goddard; Frank Churchill, the attractive stepson of Emma's former governess; and, of course, the perfect Jane Fairfax. This Emma is wise, witty, and totally enchanting, and will appeal equally to Sandy's multitude of fans and the enormous community of wildly enthusiastic Austen aficionados"--
Summary
A modern rendering of Jane Austen's classic follows the experiences of a college graduate who returns to the side of her health-nut father and interferes in the personal lives of her friends
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
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10391941
Cataloging source
DLC
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1948-
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McCall Smith, Alexander
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1775-1817
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Austen, Jane
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True
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  • Young women
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Young women
  • England
Target audience
adult
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a modern retelling
Label
Emma : a modern retelling, Alexander McCall Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn890377362
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
361 pages
Isbn
9780804197953
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014025558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)890377362
Label
Emma : a modern retelling, Alexander McCall Smith
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn890377362
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
361 pages
Isbn
9780804197953
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014025558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)890377362

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