Anne of Green Gables (Compact Disc)

By Lucy Maud Montgomery, Kate Burton (Read by), Margaret Atwood (Foreword by)
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An eleven-year-old orphan, Anne Shirley, comes to help out on a farm on Prince Edward Island and wins the hearts of everyone at Avonlea--a story so popular that it spawned eight sequels after its initial publication in 1908, and has sold millions of copies in paperback.

"From the Hardcover edition.

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.

Kate Burton appeared as the title character in "The Constant Wife" for the Roundabout Theatre. Her Broadway credits include starring roles in "Hedda Gabler" (title role, Tony nominated), "The Elephant Man" (Tony nominated), and "The Beauty Queen of Leenane." Her film and TV roles include "Celebrity, The Ice Storm, Swimfan, Grey's Anatomy" and "Rescue Me."

Margaret Atwood is the internationally renowned author of such novels as "Oryx and Crake, Alias Grace", and "The Edible Woman". She is a novelist and a poet, and has also authored short story collections, critical studies, screenplays, radio scripts, and books.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780739367209
ISBN-10: 073936720X
Publisher: Listening Library
Publication Date: June 10th, 2008
Pages: 8
Language: English