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Green Gables

Lucy Maud Montgomery's Favourite Places

By Deirdre Kessler, By (photographer) Alanna Jankov

$16.95 Paperback
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Series: Formac Illustrated History

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The landscape of Prince Edward Island set Lucy Maud Montgomery's imagination on fire. This book explores the places where she grew up and explores the settings of her most famous works of fiction.
Green Gables, once the home of Montgomery's relatives, is now furnished and decorated based on descriptions in her most famous novel. Nearby is the author's childhood home -- her grandparents' farm -- and, at New London, her lovingly preserved birthplace. At Park Corner, visitors can enjoy one of her favourite places -- Silver Bush, the home of her Campbell cousins.
This book offers all new, beautiful photographs and historical images of the sites. Author Deirdre Kessler provides detailed background on these places, putting them in the context of rural life on Prince Edward Island a century ago.

Contents

Preface
Introduction
Green Gables
L.M. Montgomery's Cavendish Home
The Birthplace at Clifton Corner
Silver Bush
Rural Heritage
Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874–1942)
"The cup of success"
Preserving the memory
Sources
Index

"It is a beautiful souvenir piece for anyone who has ever cherished a visit to these haunts or has yearned to make such a pilgimage...Recommended."

- Lisa Doucet Canadian Review of Materials

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 72 pages
Publication Date: 18th June 2010
ISBN: 9780887809095
Format: 9in x 8.25in
Full-colour photography

Previous Editions: (show)
Publication Date: 15th May 2001
ISBN: 9780887805134
Binding: Paperback

BISAC Code:  4.0.2.0.10.0.0, BIO007000
Imprint: Formac


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