The Bronte Sisters by Catherine Reef
The Brief Lives of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne

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The Brontë sisters are among the most beloved writers of all time, best known for their classic nineteenth-century novels Jane Eyre (Charlotte), Wuthering Heights (Emily), and Agnes Grey (Anne). In this sometimes heartbreaking young adult biography, Catherine Reef explores the turbulent lives of these literary siblings and the oppressive times in which they lived. Brontë fans will also revel in the insights into their favorite novels, the plethora of poetry, and the outstanding collection of more than sixty black-and-white archival images. A powerful testimony to the life of the mind. (Endnotes, bibliography, index.)

 

About Catherine Reef

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Catherine Reef is the author of more than 35 nonfiction books for young people. Her books for Clarion include the highly acclaimed John Steinbeck and Sigmund Freud which was the recipient of the 2002 Sydney Taylor Award, presented by the Association of Jewish Libraries. She lives in College Park, Maryland.
 
Published October 23, 2012 by Clarion Books. 240 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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When Mrs. Bronte died, the Reverend Bronte’s sister moved in to help with the children: Maria, Elizabeth, Charlotte, Branwell, Emily, and Anne.

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