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The Resource Into the World

Into the World

Label
Into the World
Title
Into the World
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Parkyn
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1791. In the midst of the French Revolution, unwed mother Marie-Louise Girardin takes one last look at her baby son before entrusting him to her friend, the revolutionary Olympe de Gouges. She must escape, and only the most daring plan will bring her both the anonymity she needs and the independence to return one day for her son.Marie-Louise disguises herself as a man and joins a voyage of exploration employed as a steward on the Recherche, one of two ships commissioned to journey to the Great Southern Ocean to find the missing explorer La Perouse.Protecting her identity throughout, Marie-Louise forms friendships among the eccentric naturalists. But tensions rise between the royalist officers and the revolutionaries, and Marie-Louise's position becomes precarious when she discovers someone on board knows the secrets of her past. When the expedition docks in Java, chaos erupts as they learn of King Louis XVI's execution and are imprisoned by the Dutch. Marie-Louise seems certain to be unmasked. Will she ever return to France and be reunited with her child?Inspired by a true story, Into the World is a compelling novel of the amazing life of Marie-Louise Girardin battling perilous seas, her own self-doubt, and finding unforeseen loves on a journey to reclaim her child
Summary
Abandoned by her lover and fleeing the wrath of her family, Marie-Louise must make a desperate choice. Find a man or become one
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Writing style
Character
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10613891
Cataloging source
ANL
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Parkyn, Stephanie
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Into the World
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:e7b69d3e-e09f-47d9-b2df-78f3e1bff1dd
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781760633776
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Into the World
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e7b69d3e-e09f-47d9-b2df-78f3e1bff1dd
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781760633776
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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