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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education Of Two Society Girls In The West by Dorothy Wickenden

 In the summer of 1916, Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood left their families in Auburn, New York, to teach school in the wilds of northwestern Colorado. Nearly a hundred years later Dorothy Wickenden, the granddaughter of Dorothy, found their letters home and reconstructed the saga of two intrepid women and the “settling up” of the West.
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Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

During an eventful season at Bath, young, naive Catherine Morland experiences the joys of fashionable society for the first time. She is delighted with her new acquaintances: flirtatious Isabella, who shares Catherine’s love of Gothic romance and horror, and sophisticated Henry and Eleanor Tilney, who invite her to their father’s mysterious house, Northanger Abbey. There, her imagination influenced by novels of sensation and intrigue, Catherine imagines terrible crimes committed by General Tilney.

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No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, The by Alexander McCall Smith

The No. 1 LadiesDetective Agency, located in Gaborone, Botswana, consists of one woman, the engaging Precious Ramotswe. A cross between Kinsey Milhone and Miss Marple, this unlikely heroine specializes in missing husbands, wayward daughters, con men and imposters. When she sets out on the trail of a missing child she is tumbled headlong into some strange situations and not a little danger.

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Nanny Diaries, The by Emma McLaughlin

Struggling to graduate from NYU and afford her microscopic studio apartment, Nanny takes a position caring for the only son of the wealthy X family. She rapidly learns the insane amount of juggling involved to ensure that a Park Avenue wife who doesn’t work, cook, clean or raise her own child has a smooth day. When the Xes’ marriage begins to disintegrate, Nanny ends up involved way beyond the bounds of human decency. Her tenure with the X family becomes an impossible mission to maintain the mental health of their four year old, her own integrity and, most important, her sense of humour. Over nine tense months Mrs X and Nanny perform the age-old dance of decorum and power.

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