The Bride's Farewell by Meg Rosoff
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The Bride's Farewell Summary
In Meg Rosoffs fourth novel, a young woman in 1850s rural England runs away from home on horseback the day she's to marry her childhood sweetheart. Pell is from a poor preacher's family and has watched her mother suffer for years under the burden of caring for an ever-increasing number of children. Pell yearns to escape the inevitable repetition of such a life.
The Bride's Farewell Reviews
"[A] simple but satisfying story." - Publishers Weekly
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Rated of 5
Rated of 5
Meg Rosoff Author Biography
Meg Rosoff was born in Boston in 1956, second of four sisters, grew up
in the Boston suburbs, went to ordinary suburban schools for most of her youth,
and was rejected from Princeton in 1974 and went to Harvard instead.
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