Year of wonders : a novel of the plague

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New York : Penguin Books, 2002.
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308, 11 pages : map ; 20 cm.


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0142001430 (pbk.), 9780142001431 (pbk.), 1417627530, 9781417627530, 067091021X (alk. paper), 9780670910212 (alk. paper), 9780756933920 (prebound), 0756933927 (prebound)
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Originally published: New York : Viking, 2001.
This gripping historical novel is based on the true story of Eyam, the "Plague Village," in the rugged mountain spine of England. In 1666, a tainted bolt of cloth from London carries bubonic infection to this isolated settlement of shepherds and lead miners. A visionary young preacher convinces the villagers to seal themselves off in a deadly quarantine to prevent the spread of disease. The story is told through the eyes of eighteen-year-old Anna Frith, the vicar's maid, as she confronts the loss of her family, the disintegration of her community, and the lure of a dangerous and illicit love. As the death toll rises and people turn from prayers and herbal cures to sorcery and murderous witch-hunting, Anna emerges as an unlikely and courageous heroine in the village's desperate fight to save itself.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Brooks, G. (2002). Year of wonders: a novel of the plague . Penguin Books.

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Brooks, Geraldine. 2002. Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague. New York: Penguin Books.

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Brooks, Geraldine. Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague New York: Penguin Books, 2002.

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Brooks, Geraldine. Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague Penguin Books, 2002.

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