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Jane Austen: A Life
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage Books
Publication date May 1, 1999
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780679766766
ISBN-10 0679766766
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Original list price $16.95
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
The author of Mrs. Jordan's Profession offers an incisive portrait of the acclaimed author and the Georgian society in which she lived, discussing her personal life, her family, her colorful neighbors, and her extraordinary novels. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780679446286
 
from Alfred a Knopf Inc (November 1, 1997)
9780679446286 | details & prices | 341 pages | 7.00 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $27.50
About: Recounts the life of the English novelist, and reveals how her works both reflected her times and differed from the world she experienced
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140296907 Book cover for 9780141035130 Book cover for 9780679766766
 
from Gardners Books (September 6, 2007)
9780141035130 | details & prices | 384 pages | List price $14.20
About: From the study of the Austen family papers, this title paints a tragi-comic picture of the Austen clan and their neighbours, reaching the conclusion that the facts of Jane Austen's life were even more extravagant and romantic than her fiction.
New edition from Gardners Books (November 30, 2000)
9780140296907 | details & prices | 384 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 1.25 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $18.00
About: The six novels of Jane Austen picture a world of civility and reassuring stability.
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from Vintage Books (May 1, 1999)
9780679766766 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $16.95
About: Recounts the life of the English novelist, and reveals how her works both reflected her times and differed from the world she experienced.

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