Anne of Green Gables (Mass Market Paperbound)
As soon as Anne Shirley arrived at the snug, white farmhouse called Green Gables, she knew shewanted to stay forever... but would the Cuthbertssend her back to the orphanage? Anne knows she's notwhat they expected -- a skinny girl with decidedlyred hair and a temper to match. If only she couldconvince them to let her stay, she'd try very hardnot to keep rushing headlong into scrapes or blurtout the very first thing she had to say. Anne wasnot like anybody else, everyone at Green Gablesagreed; she was special -- a girl with an enormousimagination. This orphan girl dreamed of the daywhen she could call herself Anne of Green Gables.
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.
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