Anne of Green Gables
Lucy Maud Montgomery (Author)
DescriptionAnne, a young orphan from fictional community of Bolingbroke, Nova Scotia, is sent to Prince Edward Island after a childhood spent in strangers' homes and orphanages. The book recounts Anne's adventures in making a home: the country school, where she quickly excels in her studies; her friendship with Diana Barry; her budding literary ambitions; and her rivalry with classmate Gilbert Blythe, who teases her about her red hair.
September 27, 2012
5.25 X 8.0 X 0.59 inches | 0.66 pounds
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About the Author
L.M. Montgomery (1874 - 1942), was the pen name of Lucy Maud Montgomery, a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning in 1908 with Anne of Green Gables. The book was an immediate success. The central character, Anne Shirley, an orphaned girl, made Montgomery famous in her lifetime and gave her an international following. The first novel was followed by a series of sequels with Anne as the central character. Montgomery went on to publish 20 novels as well as 530 short stories, 500 poems and 30 essays. Most of the novels were set in Prince Edward Island and locations within Canada's smallest province became a literary landmark and popular tourist site-namely Green Gables farm, the impetus for Prince Edward Island National Park. She was made an officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1935.