Paperback The lighthouse keeper's daughter
Media class: Paperback
Resource type: Physical
Originally published: New York: William Morrow, 2018.
Extent: 399 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1838. When a terrible storm blows up off the Northumberland coast, Grace Darling, the lighthouse-keeper's daughter, knows there is little chance of survival for the passengers on the small ship battling the waves. But her actions set in motion an incredible feat of bravery that echoes down the century. 1938. When nineteen-year-old Matilda Emmerson sails from across the Atlantic to New England, she faces an uncertain future. Sent away in disgrace, she must stay with her reclusive relative, Harriet Flaherty, a lighthouse keeper on Rhode Island. Once there, Matilda discovers a discarded portrait that opens a window on to a secret that will change her life forever.
Read it, it's just gripping. Such a wonderful story based on a true story
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