Pran of Albania

Pran of Albania

by Elizabeth Miller
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Pran of Albania is a children's historical novel by Elizabeth Miller. Set in the early nineteenth century among the mountain tribes of northern Albania, it tells the story of a fourteen-year-old girl, Pran, who, by tribal tradition, is old enough to be betrothed. To avoid an arranged marriage, she follows local custom in taking a vow to be a "sworn virgin" and to live as a man. The novel, illustrated by Maud and Miska Petersham, was first published in 1929 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1930.

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