Into the World by Stephanie Parkyn audiobook

Into the World

By Stephanie Parkyn
Read by Ulli Birvé

By Stephanie Parkyn
Read by Ulli Birvé

Bolinda Audio

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Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781489459640

  • ISBN: 9781489459640

Runtime: 13.60 Hours
Category: Fiction/Historical
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

1791. In the midst of the French Revolution, unwed mother Marie-Louise Girardin takes one last look at her baby son before entrusting him to her friend, the revolutionary Olympe de Gouges. She must escape, and only the most daring plan will bring her both the anonymity she needs and the independence to return one day for her son.

Marie-Louise disguises herself as a man and joins a voyage of exploration employed as a steward on the Recherche, one of two ships commissioned to journey to the Great Southern Ocean to find the missing explorer La Perouse.

Protecting her identity throughout, Marie-Louise forms friendships among the eccentric naturalists. But tensions rise between the royalist officers and the revolutionaries, and Marie-Louise's position becomes precarious when she discovers someone on board knows the secrets of her past. When the expedition docks in Java, chaos erupts as they learn of King Louis XVI's execution and are imprisoned by the Dutch. Marie-Louise seems certain to be unmasked. Will she ever return to France and be reunited with her child?

Inspired by a true story, Into the World is a compelling novel of the amazing life of Marie-Louise Girardin battling perilous seas, her own self-doubt, and finding unforeseen loves on a journey to reclaim her child.

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Author Bio: Stephanie Parkyn

Author Bio: Stephanie Parkyn

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 13.60
Audience: Adult
Language: English