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Jo Baker was born in Lancashire and educated at Oxford University and Queen’s University Belfast. She is the author of Longbourn, The Undertow, and of three earlier novels: Offcomer, The Mermaid's Child, and The Telling. She lives in Lancaster, England.

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Longbourn

Written by Jo Baker


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.95

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book, a Seattle Times Best Title, a Christian Science Monitor Best Fiction Book, a Miami Herald Favorite Book, and a Kirkus Best Book of the Year

The servants take center stage in this irresistibly imagined belowstairs answer to Pride and Prejudice. While Elizabeth Bennet and her... Read more >

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Longbourn

Written by Jo Baker


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $25.95

Pride and Prejudice was only half the story •

If Elizabeth Bennet had the washing of her own petticoats, Sarah often thought, she’d most likely be a sight more careful with them.

In this irresistibly imagined belowstairs answer to Pride and Prejudice, the servants take center stage. Sarah, the orphaned... Read more >

Longbourn

Written by Jo Baker


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Longbourn

Written by Jo Baker


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Random House Large Print
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $26.00

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March 17, 2015
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The Mermaid's Child

Written by Jo Baker


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $15.95

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The Mermaid's Child

Written by Jo Baker


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $11.99

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Offcomer

Written by Jo Baker


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $15.95

An honest, affecting work of fiction about a young woman’s search for her place in the world, Offcomer is the powerful first novel from the acclaimed author ofLongbourn. Against the backdrop of The Troubles in Northern Ireland, recent Oxford graduate Claire is a mess. She’s trapped in a disastrous relationship with a young... Read more >
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Offcomer

Written by Jo Baker


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $9.99

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July 7, 2015
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The Telling

Written by Jo Baker


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 7, 2015
Price: $15.95

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The Telling

Written by Jo Baker


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 7, 2015
Price: $11.99

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The Undertow

Written by Jo Baker


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $15.00

The American debut of an enthralling new voice in fiction — a vivid, indelibly told novel that follows four generations of a family against the backdrop of a century of turmoil.

The Undertow traces the lives of the Hastings family, from the eve of the First World War to the present day... Read more >
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The Undertow

Written by Jo Baker


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

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