I was Jane Austen's best friend: a secret diary

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When shy Jenny Cooper goes to stay with her cousin Jane Austen, she knows nothing of the world of beautiful dresses, dances, secrets, gossip, and romance that Jane inhabits. At fifteen, Jane is already a sharp observer of the customs of courtship. So when Jenny falls utterly in love with Captain Thomas Williams, who better than Jane to help her win the heart of this dashing man?   But is that even possible? After all, Jenny's been harboring a most desperate secret. Should it become known, it would bring scandal not only to her, but also to the wonderful Austen family. What's a poor orphan girl to do?   In this delicious dance between truth and fiction, Cora Harrison has crafted Jenny's secret diary by reading everything Jane Austen wrote as a child and an adult, and by researching biographies, critical studies, and family letters. Jenny's diary makes the past spring vividly to life and provides insight into the entire Austen family--especially the beloved Jane.
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subject_facet Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817 -- Fiction, Austen, Jane, -- 1775-1817 -- Juvenile fiction, Best friends -- Juvenile fiction, Courtship, Courtship -- Fiction, Courtship -- Juvenile fiction, Cousins, Cousins -- Fiction, Diaries -- Fiction, Diary fiction, Diary fiction -- Juvenile fiction, England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century, England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Fiction, Friendship, Friendship -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- 1789-1820 -- Juvenile fiction, Historical fiction, Young adult fiction -- Juvenile fiction
title_display I was Jane Austen's best friend
title_full I Was Jane Austen's Best Friend Jane Austen Series, Book 1, I was Jane Austen's best friend / Cora Harrison ; illustrated by Susan Hellard, I was Jane Austen's best friend : a secret diary [electronic resource] Harrison, Cora.
title_short I was Jane Austen's best friend
title_sub a secret diary
topic_facet Austen, Jane, Best friends, Courtship, Cousins, Diaries, Diary fiction, Friendship, Historical fiction, History, Romance, Social life and customs, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature, Young adult fiction