Gunnar's Daughter

Undset, Sigrid (Book - 1998)
Gunnar's Daughter

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Set in Norway and Iceland at the beginning of the 11th century, "Gunnar's Daughter" tells the story of a beautiful, spoiled young woman who, after being raped by the man she had wanted to love, raises the child conceived in violence. Alone she rebuilds her life and restores her family's honor--until an unremitting social code propels her to take the action that again destroys her happiness.
Authors: Undset, Sigrid, 1882-1949
Title: Gunnar's daughter
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1998
Characteristics: xliii, 161 p. :,ill., maps ;,20 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Sigrid Undset ; translated by Arthur G. Chater ; edited with an introduction and notes by Sherrill Harbison
Additional Contributors: Harbison, Sherrill
Chater, Arthur G.
ISBN: 9780141180205
Branch Call Number: FICTION UNDSET 1998
Subject Headings: Norwegian fiction Women authors Translations into English Norwegian fiction 20th century Translations into English Iceland History To 1262 Fiction Norway History 1030-1397 Fiction Hallvard, Saint, d. 1043 Fiction
Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Topical Term: Norwegian fiction
Norwegian fiction
LCCN: 97034337
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A Nobel prize winning novelist writes about the lives of women in medieval Iceland and Norway. Tragic and moving.

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