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The Giver of Stars

(2019)
A novel by

 
 
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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I’ve been a huge Jojo Moyes fan. Her characters are so compelling. . . . It’s such a great narrative about personal strength and really captures how books bring communities together.” Reese Witherspoon

From the author of Me Before You, set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyond


Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve, hoping to escape her stifling life in England.  But small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic, especially living alongside her overbearing father-in-law. So when a call goes out for a team of women to deliver books as part of Eleanor Roosevelt’s new traveling library, Alice signs on enthusiastically.

The leader, and soon Alice's greatest ally, is Margery, a smart-talking, self-sufficient woman who's never asked a man's permission for anything. They will be joined by three other singular women who become known as the Packhorse Librarians of Kentucky. 

What happens to them--and to the men they love--becomes an unforgettable drama of loyalty, justice, humanity, and passion. These heroic women refuse to be cowed by men or by convention. And though they face all kinds of dangers in a landscape that is at times breathtakingly beautiful, at others brutal, they’re committed to their job: bringing books to people who have never had any, arming them with facts that will change their lives.

Based on a true story rooted in America’s past, The Giver of Stars is unparalleled in its scope and epic in its storytelling. Funny, heartbreaking, enthralling, it is destined to become a modern classic--a richly rewarding novel of women’s friendship, of true love, and of what happens when we reach beyond our grasp for the great beyond. 

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Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"Purest joy - even as it cheerfully breaks your heart. A go-get-em adventure about E Roosevelt's horseback librarians, it celebrates female friendship and the power of books." - Damian Barr

"What a wonderful novel. The Giver of Stars is the most sweeping, dramatic, richly evocative book, full of brilliantly feisty women. I whipped through the pages, utterly agog, pretty much feeling as though I was on a horse in 1930s Kentucky myself." - Sophie Kinsella

"With characters so real they feel like dear friends and a compelling storyline, this is a beautiful, special novel. I loved it and didn't want it to end!" - Liane Moriarty

"Epic." - David Nicholls


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October 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Giver of Stars: A Novel
Author(s): Jojo Moyes
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October 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting 2020 Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me Before You
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Paperback Editions

May 2021 : USA Paperback

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June 2020 : UK Paperback
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July 2020 : UK Paperback
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January 2020 : Paperback
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October 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Giver of Stars: A Novel (Random House Large Print)
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October 2019 : Paperback
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September 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting 2020 Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me Before You
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October 2019 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting 2020 Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me Before You
Author(s): Jojo Moyes
ISBN: 1-4059-4239-8 / 978-1-4059-4239-3 (UK edition)
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October 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Giver of Stars: A Novel
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October 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Giver of Stars: A Novel
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October 2019 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Giver of Stars: Fall in love with the enchanting 2020 Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Me Before You
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October 2019 : Australia Kindle edition
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