The Resource Friday's child, Georgette Heyer, (electronic resource)

Friday's child, Georgette Heyer, (electronic resource)

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Friday's child
Title
Friday's child
Statement of responsibility
Georgette Heyer
Title variation
Fridays child
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Language
eng
Summary
Georgette Heyer's sparkling romances have charmed and delighted millions of readers. Her characters brilliantly illuminate one of the most exciting and fascinating eras of English history-when drawing rooms sparkled with well-dressed nobility and romantic intrigues ruled the day. Heyer's heroines are smart and independent; her heroes are dashing noblemen who know how to handle a horse, fight a duel, or address a lady. And her sense of humor is legendary. When the incomparable Miss Milbourne spurns the impetuous Lord Sherington's marriage proposal (she laughs at him-laughs!) he vows to marry the next female he encounters, who happens to be the young, penniless Miss Hero Wantage, who has adored him all her life. Whisking her off to London, Sherry discovers there is no end to the scrapes his young, green bride can get into, and she discovers the excitement and glamorous social scene of the ton. Not until a deep misunderstanding erupts and Sherry almost loses his bride, does he plumb the depths of his own heart, and surprises himself with the love he finds there. 'Reading Georgette Heyer is the next best thing to reading Jane Austen.' -Publishers Weekly Georgette Heyer (1902?1974) wrote over fifty novels, including Regency romances, mysteries, and historical fiction. She was known as the Queen of Regency romance, and was legendary for her research, historical accuracy, and her extraordinary plots and characterizations
Summary
Rejected by Miss Milborne, the incomparable, for his unsteadiness of character, wild Lord Sheringham is bent on avenging fate and coming into his fortune. But the very first woman he should see is Hero Wantage, the young and charmingly unsophisticated chit who has loved him since childhood
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033864
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1902-1974
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Heyer, Georgette
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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Great Britain
Target audience
adult
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Friday's child, Georgette Heyer, (electronic resource)
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11433392
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402233746
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11433392
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Friday's child, Georgette Heyer, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11433392
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402233746
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11433392
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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