Great expectations
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Published:
New York : Penguin Books, 2013.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
454 pages ; 22 cm
Rating:
1200
Status:
Description
Soon to be a major motion picture directed by Mike Newell ( Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ) and starring Helena Bonham Carter as Miss Havisham, Ralph Fiennes as Magwitch, and Jeremy Irvine as Pip A terrifying encounter with an escaped convict in a graveyard on the wild Kent marshes; a summons to meet the bitter, decaying Miss Havisham and her beautiful, cold-hearted ward Estella; the sudden generosity of a mysterious benefactor-these form a series of events that change the orphan Pip's life forever, as he eagerly abandons his humble origins to begin a new life as a gentleman. Dickens's haunting novel depicts Pip's education and development through adversity as he discovers the true nature of his great expectations. Published nine years before Dickens's death, it remains one of his most celebrated works.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780143126454, 0143126458
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.6, 1 Points

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General Note
"Now a Major Motion Picture" --Cover.
Description
"A terrifying encounter with an escaped convict in a graveyard on the wild Kent marshes; a summons to meet the bitter, decaying Miss Havisham and her beautiful, cold-hearted ward Estella; the sudden generosity of a mysterious benefactor-these form a series of events that change the orphan Pip's life forever, as he eagerly abandons his humble origins to begin a new life as a gentleman. Dickens's haunting novel depicts Pip's education and development through adversity as he discovers the true nature of his great expectations. Published nine years before Dickens's death, it remains one of his most celebrated works."--Publisher's website.
Target Audience
1200,Lexile.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,UG,9.2,35.0,707.
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Dickens, C. (2013). Great expectations. New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. 2013. Great Expectations. New York: Penguin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, Great Expectations. New York: Penguin Books, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Dickens, Charles. Great Expectations. New York: Penguin Books, 2013. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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