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Seventeen-year-old Angelique Boudreau couldn't be happier, for she is soon to marry nineteen-year-old Joseph Landry, the man she loves. But it's October of 1755, and life for Angelique, Joseph, and the other Acadians in their town of Grand Pre, Nova Scotia is about to change forever. One terrible day, the Acadian men of Grand Pre are deported by the British, and Angelique fears she will never see her father and her beloved Joseph again. Because her mother is eight months pregnant and feeling very poorly, Angelique is left behind with her when most of the Acadian women are deported as well. Angelique and her mother struggle to make it on their own until they can find out where the men were sent and follow them. Angelique must care for her mother. Meanwhile, Joseph struggles with his unbearable longing to see Angelique again as he must care for her sick father and find work to support themselves.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   fighting matchbreaker (parents/authorities) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   sail boat

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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