Catherine, Called Birdy

Catherine, Called Birdy

by Karen Cushman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Reprint, ©2012, ISBN: 9780547722184
Trade Paperback, 176 pages
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Catherine feels trapped. Her father is determined to marry her off to a rich man—any rich man, no matter how awful.

But with trickery and luck, Catherine manages to send several would-be husbands packing. Then a shaggy-bearded suitor from the north comes to call—by far the oldest, ugliest, most revolting suitor of them all.

Unfortunately, he is also the richest.

Can a sharp-tongued, high-spirited, clever young maiden with a mind of her own actually lose the battle against an ill-mannered, piglike lord and an unimaginative, greedy toad of a father?

Deus! Not if Catherine has anything to say about it!


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