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Author Brown, Carrie, 1959-

Title The stargazer's sister : a novel / Carrie Brown.

Publication Info. New York : Pantheon Books, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    BROWN,CAR    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 332 pages ; 21 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Summary William Herschel rescues his sister Caroline from a life of drudgery in Germany and brings her to England and a world of music making and stargazing. Lina serves as William's assistant and the captain of his exhilaratingly busy household. An obsessive genius whom Lina adores and serves with the fervency of a beloved wife, her world collapses when William suddenly announces that he will be married.
Subject Herschel, Caroline Lucretia, 1750-1848 -- Fiction.
Women astronomers -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
Herschel, William, 1738-1822 -- Fiction.
Astronomers -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9780804197939 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
0804197938 (hardcover : acid-free paper)

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