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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

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Written by Mary Ann ShafferAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie BarrowsAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Annie Barrows

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
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  • Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback
  • On Sale: May 5, 2009
  • Price: $15.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-385-34100-4 (0-385-34100-8)
about this book

Selected for SaratogaReads! 2009-10
A Library Journal Best Book of 2008

January 1946: writer Juliet Ashton receives a letter from a stranger, a founding member of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. And so begins a remarkable tale of the island of Guernsey during the German occupation, and of a society as extraordinary as its name.

Praise
“Here's who will love this book: anyone who nods in profound agreement with the statement, "Reading keeps you from going gaga." The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is a delight. Tart, insightful and fun.”—Mary Doria Russell, author of The Sparrow, A Thread of Grace and Dreamers of the Day

"[A] marvelous debut.... Reminiscent of Helene Hanff's 84 Charing Cross Road , this is a warm, funny, tender, and thoroughly entertaining celebration of the power of the written word."—Library Journal

“Charming…. [Heroine] Juliet finds in the letters not just inspiration for her next work, but also for her life—as readers will.”—Publishers Weekly