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New adventures lie ahead as Anne Shirley packsher bags, waves good-bye to childhood, and heads forRedmond College. With old friend Prissy Grant waiting in the bustling city of Kingsport andfrivolous new pal Philippa Gordon at her side, Anne tucks her memories of rural Avonlea away and discovers life on her own terms, filled withsurprises...including a marriage proposal from the worst fellow imaginable, the sale of her very first story, and a tragedy that teaches her a painful lesson. Buttears turn to laughter when Anne and her friends moveinto an old cottage and an ornery black cat stealsher heart. Little does Anne know that handsomeGilbert Blythe wants to win her heart, too. SuddenlyAnne must decide if she's ready for love...