Private life a novel
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Published:
[Solon, Ohio] : Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, [2010].
Format:
Playaway
Edition:
Unabridged.
Physical Desc:
1 sound media player (13.5 hr.) : digital ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Status:
Bellevue - Adult Audiobook
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Description
Margaret Mayfield is nearly an old maid at twenty-seven in post--Civil War Missouri when she marries Captain Andrew Jackson Jefferson Early. He's the most famous man their small town has ever produced: a naval officer and a brilliant astronomer-a genius who, according to the local paper, has changed the universe. Margaret's mother calls the match "a piece of luck."Margaret is a good girl who has been raised to marry, yet Andrew confounds her expectations from the moment their train leaves for his naval base in faraway California. Soon she comes to understand that his devotion to science leaves precious little room for anything, or anyone, else. When personal tragedies strike and when national crises envelop the country, Margaret stands by her husband. But as World War II approaches, Andrew's obsessions take a different, darker turn, and Margaret is forced to reconsider the life she has so carefully constructed.Private Life is a beautiful evocation of a woman's inner world: of the little girl within the hopeful bride, of the young woman filled with yearning, and of the faithful wife who comes to harbor a dangerous secret. But it is also a heartbreaking portrait of marriage and the mysteries that endure even in lives lived side by side; a wondrously evocative historical panorama; and, above all, a masterly, unforgettable novel from one of our finest storytellers.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781616579074 (liner), 1616579072 (liner)

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Title from Playaway label.
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Release date supplied by publisher.
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Previously released by Random House Audio.
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Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
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In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.)
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One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
General Note
Duration: 13:30:00.
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Read by Kate Reading.
Description
Margaret Mayfield is nearly an old maid at twenty-seven in post-Civil War Missouri when she marries Captain Andrew Jackson Jefferson Early. He's the most famous man their small town has ever produced: a naval officer and a brilliant astronomer, a genius who, according to the local paper, has changed the universe. Margaret's mother calls the match "a piece of luck"
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APA Citation (style guide)

Smiley, J., & Reading, K. (2010). Private life: a novel. Unabridged. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Smiley, Jane and Kate. Reading. 2010. Private Life: A Novel. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Smiley, Jane and Kate. Reading, Private Life: A Novel. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Smiley, Jane., and Kate Reading. Private Life: A Novel. Unabridged. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, 2010.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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