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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00 (1 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Miss Read Narrator: Gwen Watford Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Thrush Green Series Release Date: January 2001 ISBN: 9781482975291
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A major celebration is planned in the Cotswold village of Thrush Green: the village school is in its centenary year; and exactly a hundred years ago, one of the village’s most notable residents founded a mission school in Africa. But the preparations are beset with problems: Winnie Bailey’s health is not what it was; the new headmaster doesn’t appear to be entirely right for the job; and there are mixed reactions to the fundraising appeal for the mission school. But when the big day arrives, there are more reasons for celebration than anyone anticipated. Download and start listening now!


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About the Author

Miss Read, whose real name was Dora Jessie Saint, (1913–2012) was an English novelist, by profession a schoolmistress. Her pseudonym was derived from her mother's maiden name. She is best known for two series of novels set in the British countryside, the Fairacre series and the Thrush Green series. She also wrote nonfiction, including two volumes of autobiography. She retired in 1996, and in 1998 she was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire for her services to literature.

About the Narrator

Gwen Watford (1927–1994) was an accomplished stage actress whose many appearances included Abiding Passions, A Woman of No Importance, and The Cabinet Minister. She was also a familiar television face, her credits including The Alien Corn, Relatively Speaking, and The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Side.