Ashford [NOOK Book]

Overview

Seventeen year old Anna is a naive American orphan, delighted to find herself on a tour of Europe in the spring of 1939. A feeling of camaraderie with all mankind thrills her as she mingles with throngs of foreigners, but her joy is short-lived. WWII shatters the world. As fathers and sons, husbands and brothers dive grimly into the trenches, Anna is left stranded in England, disillusioned and afraid. However, this worldwide catastrophe may be the perfect catalyst to mature Anna into the brave young woman she ...
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Ashford

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Overview

Seventeen year old Anna is a naive American orphan, delighted to find herself on a tour of Europe in the spring of 1939. A feeling of camaraderie with all mankind thrills her as she mingles with throngs of foreigners, but her joy is short-lived. WWII shatters the world. As fathers and sons, husbands and brothers dive grimly into the trenches, Anna is left stranded in England, disillusioned and afraid. However, this worldwide catastrophe may be the perfect catalyst to mature Anna into the brave young woman she longs to be. Even as the world is shadowed with disaster, Anna finds friends in the kindly Bertram family. In the midst of all that threatens to tear her world apart, will she find a place to truly belong?

Ashford was awarded the BRAG Medallion in 2012.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016390499
  • Publisher: Melanie Rose
  • Publication date: 10/17/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 219
  • Sales rank: 1,126,136
  • File size: 387 KB

Meet the Author

One day in her childhood, Melanie Rose told herself a story about the apple she was eating. It was a planet, inhabited by one tiny man-like creature who kept having to move house as his various residences were devoured by a giant alien. It was a tragedy, of course, ending in the planet's destruction, but the author has been telling herself stories ever since.

Melanie Rose currently resides in Chewelah, Washington, with her husband, singer/songwriter Aaron Gabriel, their dog Leo, and a hedgehog named Ferdinand. She loves to dance and travel. Her debut novel, Ashford, was awarded the B.R.A.G. Medallion in 2012.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2013

    Such a delightful read. Well written with interesting perspectiv

    Such a delightful read. Well written with interesting perspectives of that time period in Europe for an American.

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  • Posted February 12, 2013

    We are proud to announce that Ashford by Melanie Rose is a B.R.A

    We are proud to announce that Ashford by Melanie Rose is a B.R.A.G.Medallion Honoree. This will tell a reader that this book is certainly worth their time and money!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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