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Amanda / Miranda

Peck, Richard (Paperback - 2012 )
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Penguin Putnam
Intrigue, romance, and scheming aboard the Titanic

This updated edition of the popular Richard Peck novel, available in time to commemorate the anniversary of the Titanic's fateful voyage in 1912, starts with a chilling prophecy. When Miranda begins her position as maid-servant to the glamorous and selfish Amanda Whitwell, Amanda wastes no time in using Miranda to suit her own cruel purposes. Miranda becomes the lynchpin to a plot that Amanda devises to marry an American who can maintain her lavish lifestyle, but also keeps the rogue she loves close at hand. However, destiny intervenes, and they board the ill-fated Titanic. This story has all of the romance, glamour, intrigue, and tragedy of the Titanic but ends, satisfyingly, with redemption and forgiveness.


Baker & Taylor
An updated edition of a popular story by the Newbery Medal-winning author of Three Quarters Dead follows the experiences of exploited maid servant Miranda, whose selfish mistress uses her in a plot to land a wealthy husband while on board the ill-fated Titanic. Reprint.

Baker
& Taylor

In 1911 in England, Mary Cooke is hired as personal maid to Amanda Whitwell and discovers that her new employer is her near-double, a coincidence that has lasting consequences for Mary when she accompanies Amanda on the Titanic's fateful voyage.

Authors: Peck, Richard
Statement of Responsibility: by Richard Peck
Title: Amanda / Miranda
Publisher: New York : Speak, 2012
Edition: Abridged ed.
Characteristics: 169 p. ; 21cm.
Sold by: Speak
ISBN: 9780142420683
0142420689
Branch Call Number: FIC P
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