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The uncommon reader
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Published:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st American ed.
Physical Desc:
120 pages ; 20 cm
Fountas & Pinnell:
Z+
Rating:
Guided reading level: Z+
Status:
Glen Burnie Library - Adult Fiction
FICTION (B)
Description

Obliged to borrow a book when her corgis stray into a mobile library, the Queen discovers a passion for reading, setting the palace upon its head and causing the royal head of Great Britain to question her role in the monarchy.

"When her corgis stray into a mobile library parked near Buckingham Palace, the Queen feels duty-bound to borrow a book. Discovereing the joy of reading widely (from J.R. Ackerley, Jean Genet, and Ivy Compton-Burnett to the classics) and intelligently, she finds that her view of the world changes dramatically. Abetted in her newfound obsession by Norman, a young man from the royal kitchens, the Queen comes to question the prescribed order of the world and loses patience with the routines of her role as monarch." From the bookjacket.

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Glen Burnie Library - Adult Fiction
FICTION (B)
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Maryland City at Russett Library - Adult Fiction
FICTION (B)
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780374280963, 0374280967, 9781846680496, 1846680492
Fountas & Pinnell:
Z+

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Description
Obliged to borrow a book when her corgis stray into a mobile library, the Queen discovers a passion for reading, setting the palace upon its head and causing the royal head of Great Britain to question her role in the monarchy.
Description
"When her corgis stray into a mobile library parked near Buckingham Palace, the Queen feels duty-bound to borrow a book. Discovereing the joy of reading widely (from J.R. Ackerley, Jean Genet, and Ivy Compton-Burnett to the classics) and intelligently, she finds that her view of the world changes dramatically. Abetted in her newfound obsession by Norman, a young man from the royal kitchens, the Queen comes to question the prescribed order of the world and loses patience with the routines of her role as monarch." From the bookjacket.
Target Audience
Guided reading level: Z+
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Bennett, A. (2007). The uncommon reader. 1st American ed. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bennett, Alan, 1934-. 2007. The Uncommon Reader. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bennett, Alan, 1934-, The Uncommon Reader. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Bennett, Alan. The Uncommon Reader. 1st American ed. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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