A Jane Austen Education (Hardcover, Large Print)

How Six Novels Taught Me about Love, Friendship, and the Things That Really Matter

By William Deresiewicz

Thorndike Press, 9781410440266, 333pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (4/27/2011)
Paperback (4/24/2012)
Hardcover (4/28/2011)

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May 2011 Indie Next List

“Austen lovers, rejoice! This intelligent, lively look at the beloved author's novels and what they offered in life lessons to one graduate student will resonate with all Austen fans - and others as well. Like many of us, Deresiewicz, an Austen scholar, found deep lessons on life, love, friendship, and marriage in the pages and parlors of dear Jane's books. A delightful read!”
— Christine Grabish, MacDonald Book Shop, Estes Park, CO
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Description

Austen scholar Deresiewicz turns to the author's novels to reveal the remarkable life lessons hidden within. With humor and candor, Deresiewicz employs his own experiences to demonstrate the enduring power of Austen's teachings.