The Getting of Wisdom

The Getting of Wisdom

By Henry Handel Richardson

  • Category: Classics, Books, Fiction & Literature
  • Type: ebook
  • Release Date: 1910-12-31
  • File Size: 335.27KB
  • Developer: Henry Handel Richardson
  • App Ratings: 3.5/5 (20 App Reviews)
  • Price: Free
Score Ratings: 3.5
3.5
Based on 20 App Reviews
DOWNLOAD READ ONLINE

The file download will begin after you complete the registration. Downloader's Terms of Service | DMCA

The Getting of Wisdom Details

An Apple Books Classic edition.


Writing as Henry Handel Richardson, Ethel Richardson drew on her personal experience to tell the story of her fictional heroine, Laura Rambotham. At age 12, Laura’s mother sends her intelligent, high-spirited daughter to boarding school, even though she can barely afford it with the money she makes doing embroidery. Most of Laura’s classmates come from wealthy backgrounds and look down on her, but that’s not the only issue: Laura’s creativity is at odds with the school’s narrow-mindedness and focus on developing genteel ladies. Her mettle is tested as she navigates her way through a confusing and sophisticated world.


Initially published in 1910, The Getting of Wisdom is a timeless story of class conflict and the loss of innocence. The novel was adapted into a 1977 movie by Australian director Bruce Beresford.

Reviews

  • 5
    By Conan B
    Finally I get this ebook, thanks for all these The Getting of Wisdom I can get now!
  • 4
    By Jerri U
    My friends are so mad that they do not know how I have all the high quality ebook which they do not!
  • 3
    By Morse J
    The Getting of Wisdom was the best books I ever buy. The Getting of Wisdom did exactly what you said it does.
  • 4
    By Sybil E
    I would like to personally thank you for your outstanding books. It's really wonderful.
  • 3
    By Dewey K
    I will recommend you to my colleagues. The Getting of Wisdom is the most valuable books we have EVER purchased. I'd be lost without this. I am completely blown away.
  • 3
    By Yoshi A
    hahahahaha
  • 1
    By Ivett L
    wtffff i do not understand this!