Bride of New France

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Suzanne Desrochers

Narrated By: Emma Bering

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: August 2012

Duration: 10 hours 52 minutes

Summary:

"Bride of New France is the best piece of historical fiction I've read in a long time." -Telegraph-Journal (Saint John, New Brunswick)

Laure Beauséjour has grown up in a dormitory in Paris surrounded by prostitutes, the insane, and other forgotten women. Despite numerous hardships, she dreams of using her needlework skills to become a seamstress and one day marry a nobleman. But in 1669, Laure's dreams are cruelly dashed when she is sent across the Atlantic to New France as a fille du roi. Powerful and haunting, Bride of New France is a remarkable tale of a French girl and her struggle to survive in a brutal time and place.

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