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AWAY.

Urquhart, Jane.

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ISBN 10: 0771086598 / ISBN 13: 9780771086595
Editorial: McClelland & Stewart [1993], 1993
Usado Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa blanda
Librería: Lee G. Campbell (Santa Barbara, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Large 8vo. Signed by the author on the title page. There was no Canadian hardbound edition of this novel, Urquhart's third. Pictorial wrappers (with flaps). N° de ref. de la librería 15519

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Título: AWAY.

Editorial: McClelland & Stewart [1993]

Año de publicación: 1993

Encuadernación: Soft cover

Condición del libro:Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

A stunning, evocative novel set in Ireland and Canada, Away traces a family’s complex and layered past. The narrative unfolds with shimmering clarity, and takes us from the harsh northern Irish coast in the 1840s to the quarantine stations at Grosse Isle and the barely hospitable land of the Canadian Shield; from the flourishing town of Port Hope to the flooded streets of Montreal; from Ottawa at the time of Confederation to a large-windowed house at the edge of a Great Lake during the present day. Graceful and moving, Away unites the personal and the political as it explores the most private, often darkest corners of our emotions where the things that root us to ourselves endure. Powerful, intricate, lyrical, Away is an unforgettable novel.
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On the northern coast of Ireland, young Mary O’Malley embraces a drowning sailor washed ashore by the tide. So begins her family saga. Fleeing the great famine, she migrates across the Atlantic, through quarantine sheds and over the inhospitable land of the Canadian Shield. Her descendants trek from Port Hope to Montreal, from Ottawa to a house on the shore of Lake Ontario. Now Esther O’Malley Robertson, the last of the O’Malley women, is on the move.

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