The sworn virgin : a novel / Kristopher Dukes.
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|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|
- ISBN: 9780062660749
- ISBN: 0062660748
- Physical Description: 328, 12 pages ; 21 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 
- Copyright: ©2017.
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|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.
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