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  • Published: 30 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781448103362
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 480

My American




'Stella Gibbons's gift is very special' - Daily Express

My American follows the lives and loves of Amy Lee and Robert Vorst: from a chance childhood meeting to the comic, tragic and romantic trysts that follow. A baker's daughter, Amy has dreams of becoming a writer, whilst Robert is destined to be a doctor. Later, embarking on a lecture tour, Amy is reminded of 'her American' and endeavours to find him amidst Depression-era America.

  • Pub date: 30 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781448103362
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 480

About the Author

Stella Gibbons

Stella Gibbons is best known for her comic masterpiece Cold Comfort Farm. A witty parody of the pastoral fiction written by authors such as D H Lawrence, Thomas Hardy and Mary Webb, it won the Prix Femina Vie Heureuse Anglais in 1933 and established her literary reputation. Gibbons also wrote 22 other novels, including Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm (1940) and Starlight (1967), as well as three volumes of short stories and four poetry collections. She died in 1989, aged 87.

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“Stella Gibbons's gift is very special”

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