All Roads Lead to Austen

All Roads Lead to Austen

A Year-long Journey With Jane

eBook - 2012
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"An illuminating insight ... fascinating."--Amanda Grange, bestselling author of Mr. Darcy's Diary "A journey through both a physical landscape and the geography of the human heart and mind ... delightfully entertaining and often deeply moving, this book reminds us that Austen's world--and her characters--are very much alive."--Michael Thomas Ford, author of Jane Bites Back WHERE DO BOOKS TAKE YOU? With a suitcase full of Jane Austen novels en espaanol, Amy Elizabeth Smith set off on a yearlong Latin American adventure: a traveling book club with Jane. In six unique, unforgettable countries, she gather.
Publisher: Naperville : Sourcebooks, 2012.
ISBN: 9781402265860
1402265867
9781402265877
1402265875
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (384 pages).

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Some of the people on this list take on lifestyle experiments by going globe-tripping. Others look to the worlds inside the pages of a book. Amy Elizabeth Smith does both when she packs her bags with six Austen titles and goes starts a traveling book club in South America where she meets new peop... Read More »


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melala1030
Aug 11, 2014

This is an excellent novel. If you are a Jane Austen fan you will love all of the references to her novels. Even if you are not an Austen fan there is something for everyone. Smith is funny, insightful, and honest as she shares her journey through Latin america.

ser_library Aug 15, 2012

learning of Amy's experiences in Latin America is more interesting than the Jane Austen aspect

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