Emily Climbs

By Lucy Maud Montgomery; L. M. Montgomery
(Starfire, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780553262148, 336pp.)

Publication Date: May 1983

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Description
Emily Starr was born with the desire to write. Asan orphan living on New Moon Farm, writing helpedher face the difficult, lonely times. But now allher friends are going away to high school innearby Shrewsbury, and her old-fashioned, tyrannicalaunt Elizabeth will only let her go if she promisesto stop writng All the same, this is the firststep in Emily's climb to success. Once in town, Emily's activities set the Shrewsbury gossipsbuzzing. But Emily and her friends are confident --Ilse's a born actress, Teddy's set to be a greatartist, and roguish Perry has the makings of a brilliantlawyer. When Emily has her poems published andwrites for the town newspaper, success seems to be onits way -- and with it the first whispers ofromance. Then Emily is offered a fabulous opportunity, and she must decide if she wants to change herlife forever.



About the Author
Dr. Collett Tracey teaches Canadian literature at Carleton University. She brings her interest in Canadian modernism and women's writing to her introduction.

Lucy Maud Montgomery was born in Clifton (now New London), Prince Edward Island on November 30, 1874. Raised by her maternal grandparents, she attended Prince of Wales College in Charlottetown and obtained her teaching certificate. She later studied literature at Dalhousie University in Halifax. She eventually married Ewan Macdonald, a Presbyterian minister, and had 3 sons with him. She published 12 books in total and died in Toronto in 1942.



Lucy Maud Montgomery was born in Clifton (now New London), Prince Edward Island on November 30, 1874. Raised by her maternal grandparents, she attended Prince of Wales College in Charlottetown and obtained her teaching certificate. She later studied literature at Dalhousie University in Halifax. She eventually married Ewan Macdonald, a Presbyterian minister, whom she had 3 sons with. She published 12 books in her career and countless journals. Montgomery died in Toronto in 1942.
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