Ann Veronica

Ann Veronica

Downloadable Audiobook - 2009 | Unabridged
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At twenty-one, the passionate and headstrong Ann Veronica Stanley is determined to rule her own life. When her autocratic father forbids her, via formal letter, from attending a fashionable art-school ball, and even further refuses to allow her advanced study of science, she decides she has no choice but to leave her family home and make a fresh start alone. She escapes the stodgy suburbs to London, enrolling as a student of biology and immersing herself in a world of intellectuals, socialists, and suffragettes. Soon, however, she finds that freedom comes at a price, when she meets the brilliant Capes, a married academic, and falls hopelessly in love. A fascinating description of the woman's suffrage movement, Ann Veronica offers an optimistic depiction of one woman's sexual awakening and search for independence.
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2009
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781441724557
1441724559
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 54 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Seymour, Carolyn - Narrator
Alternative Title: hoopla (Digital media service)

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