Summary: Kit Pitman lives with her unstable mother in a cottage on the outer banks of Newfoundland. Her life is compounded by the mystery that surrounds her illegitimate birth. Morrissey depicts the way the lines between mother and daughter, although blurred, are deeply felt.
Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2001
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Summary: "<Strong>"Reader, she married me."</strong> For one hundred seventy years, Edward Fairfax Rochester has stood as one of literature's most romantic, most complex, and most mysterious heroes. Sometimes haughty, sometimes tender-professing his love for Jane Eyre in one breath and denying it in the next-Mr. Rochester has for generations mesmerized, beguiled, and, yes, baffled fans of Charlotte...
Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017
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Summary: Jane Slayre, our plucky demon-slaying heroine, a courageous orphan who spurns the detestable vampyre kin who raised her, sets out on the advice of her ghostly uncle to hone her skills as the fearless slayer she's meant to be. When she takes a job as a governess at a country estate, she falls head-over-heels for her new master, Mr. Rochester, only to discover he's hiding a violent werewolf in...
Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2010
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Summary: In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer who has a terrible secret.
Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 1991
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Summary: On his eighth birthday, Edward Rochester is banished from his beloved Thornfield Hall to learn his place in life. His journey eventually takes him to Jamaica where, as a young man, he becomes entangled with an enticing heiress and makes a choice that will haunt him. It is only when he finally returns home and encounters one stubborn, plain, young governess, that Edward can see any chance of...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2017
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Summary: Jane Eyre, the plain yet spirited governess, introduced a new kind of heroine to literature: one whose virtuous integrity, sharp intellect, and tireless perseverance broke through class barriers to win equal stature with the man she loved. Orphaned and subject to a cruel regime at Lowood charity school, Jane nonetheless emerges unbroken in spirit and integrity. How she takes up the post of...
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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2009
Summary: In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer, who has a terrible secret.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2008
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Summary: "A genetic researcher in Boston is driven to find a cure for the rare disease that claimed the life of her younger brother. But her progress is halted when her mentally unstable sister is discovered missing from her California home"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2005
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Summary: "Mrs. Pamela Emerson was three months into widowhood, living alone far outside Baltimore, in a house full of ticking, chiming clocks--and the constant reminder of time and loss. Then she hired Elizabeth Abbott, with her rundown moccasins and 'come what may' disposition, to be a handyman around the yard. They were opposites but would come to fit neatly together like pieces of a puzzle. But...
Publisher / Publication Date: Fawcett Columbine 1996
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Summary: The Drum Tower is Farnoosh Moshiri's fourth work of fiction concerned with the deleterious effects of the Iranian Revolution of 1979. This novel, told by a mentally ill, 16-year-old girl, depicts the fall of Drum Tower, the house of a family descended from generations of War Ministers. Rich in characters--Talkhoon, who struggles to control the winds she hears inside her head and who tells the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Black Heron Press 2014
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Summary: Enlightened centers on Amy Jellicoe, a 40-year-old woman who returns home to California after a month's stay at a holistic treatment facility, a result of having a mental breakdown at work triggered by her self-destructive ways. Amy returns to her old life with a new cultivated approach and perspective, which includes daily meditation and exhorting the power of self-help and inner healing.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2013