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Far from Home

4.03  ·  Rating Details ·  34 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
When Georgiana Gregory and her maid, Kitty, make the long sea journey from their native Hull for New York, they are expecting to begin a new life in the freedom of the newly formed United States of America. But in New York, the women discover that the dangers and passions of this new country and its people threaten to overwhelm them.
Paperback, 560 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by Transworld Publishers
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Sheila
Feb 22, 2014 Sheila rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I got caught up in the story-line of this book. I can't call it 'great literature', but the story was engrossing, and I read it right through to the end. Some of the plot lines were pretty far-fetched in my opinion, but hey, it's a novel! A fun escape into what things could have been like for pioneers / explorers in the U.S.A in the mid-19th century, with a strong cast of characters and sub-plots..

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Jun 22, 2014 Jeanette rated it really liked it
This is the second book by Val Wood that I have read and really ought to read more of her books. Makes for easy reading whilst sitting out in the garden for a couple of hours.
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