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The sworn virgin : a novel / Kristopher Dukes.

Dukes, Kristopher, (author.).

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  • 1 of 2 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Fort Nelson Public Library.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Fort Nelson Public Library FIC DUK (Text) 35246000933539 Adult Fiction (main level) Volume hold Checked out 12/01/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062660749
  • ISBN: 0062660748
  • Physical Description: 328, 12 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes P.S. insights, interviews, & more...
Summary, etc.: When Eleanora's father is shot dead in the streets of Albania in 1910, she must abandon her dreams and struggle to survive in a remote mountain village with her stepmother Meria. Nearing starvation, Meria secretly sells Eleanora into marriage with the cruel heir of a powerful clan. Intent on keeping her freedom, Eleanora takes an oath to remain a virgin for the rest of her lifea tradition that gives her the right to live as a man: she is now head of her household and can work for a living as well as carry a gun. When an injured stranger stumbles into her life, Eleanora nurses him back to health, saving his lifeyet risking her own.
Subject: Forced marriage > Fiction.
Sex role > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Albania > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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