The Resource Dear Mr. Knightley, Katherine Reay

Dear Mr. Knightley, Katherine Reay

Label
Dear Mr. Knightley
Title
Dear Mr. Knightley
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Reay
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Samantha Moore has always hidden behind the words of others-namely, her favorite characters in literature. Now, she will learn to write her own story-by giving that story to a complete stranger. Sam is, to say the least, bookish. An English major of the highest order, her diet has always been Austen, Dickens, and Shakespeare. The problem is, both her prose and conversation tend to be more Elizabeth Bennet than Samantha Moore. But life for the twenty-three-year-old orphan is about to get stranger than fiction. An anonymous, Dickensian benefactor (calling himself Mr. Knightley) offers to put Sam through Northwestern University's prestigious Medill School of Journalism. There is only one catch: Sam must write frequent letters to the mysterious donor, detailing her progress. As Sam's dark memory mingles with that of eligible novelist Alex Powell, her letters to Mr. Knightley become increasingly confessional. While Alex draws Sam into a world of warmth and literature that feels like it's straight out of a book, old secrets are drawn to light. And as Sam learns to love and trust Alex and herself, she learns once again how quickly trust can be broken. Reminding us all that our own true character is not meant to be hidden, Reay's debut novel follows one young woman's journey as she sheds her protective persona and embraces the person she was meant to become
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1970-
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Reay, Katherine
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Women graduate students
  • Self-disclosure
  • Deception
Target audience
adult
Label
Dear Mr. Knightley, Katherine Reay
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11911941
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11911941
Publisher number
MWT11911941
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(MWT)MWT11911941
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Dear Mr. Knightley, Katherine Reay
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11911941
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11911941
Publisher number
MWT11911941
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(MWT)MWT11911941
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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