Imagen del editor

Ancient Highway

Lott, Brett

143 valoraciones por Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1400063744 / ISBN 13: 9781400063741
Editorial: Random House, NY, 2008
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: J & S Books (Anderson, SC, Estados Unidos de America)

Librería en AbeBooks desde: 29 de octubre de 2001

Cantidad: 2

Comprar usado
Precio: EUR 21,58 Convertir moneda
Gastos de envío: EUR 3,35 A Estados Unidos de America Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío
Añadir al carrito

Descripción

First printing. Signed by the author on the title page. The book is unread and is in fine condition. N° de ref. de la librería B4090

Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Detalles bibliográficos

Título: Ancient Highway

Editorial: Random House, NY

Año de publicación: 2008

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: First Edition

Acerca de

Sinopsis:

From the bestselling author of Jewel and The Difference Between Women and Men comes a haunting novel of home, family, and the pursuit of lost dreams. Ancient Highway brilliantly weaves together the hopes and regrets of three characters from three generations as they reconcile who they are and who they might have been.

In 1925, a fourteen-year-old boy leaves his family’s farm and hops a boxcar in a dusty Texas field, heading for Hollywood and a life in the “flickers.”
In 1947, a ten-year-old girl aches for a real home with a real family in a wide-open space, far from the crowded Los Angeles streets where her handsome cowboy father chases stardom and her mother holds a secret.
In 1980, a young man just out of the Navy visits his elderly yet colorful grandparents in Los Angeles, eager to uncover his family’s silent history.

For the Holmeses, a longing for something else–another place, a second chance–seems to run in the family DNA. From Earl’s journey west toward Hollywood glory, to his daughter Joan’s wish for a normal existence away from the bright lights, to his grandson Brad’s yearning for truth, this deep-rooted desire sustains them, no matter how much the goal eludes them. But ultimately, in each generation, a family crisis forces a turning away from the horizon and the acceptance of a reality that is by turns harsh and healing.

Inspired by stories of his own family, Bret Lott beautifully renders the lives of ordinary people with extraordinary faith in a mesmerizing and finely wrought tale of love and letting go.

About the Author:

Bret Lott is the author of the novels A Song I Knew by Heart, Jewel (an Oprah’s Book Club selection), The Hunt Club, Reed’s Beach, A Stranger’s House, and The Man Who Owned Vermont; and the story collections A Dream of Old Leaves, How to Get Home, and The Difference Between Women and Men; the memoir Fathers, Sons, and Brothers; and the writing guide Before We Get Started. Named editor of The Southern Review in 2004, Bret Lott lives with his wife in Charleston, South Carolina.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Descripción de la librería

Online seller of used, rare, and collectible books. Specializing in modern first editions and author signed books.

Ver la página web de la librería

Condiciones de venta:

Check or money order in U.S. Dollars payable to J and S Books. Confirmed orders
will be held for 7 days to await payment. Credit or debit card purchases
through ABE commerce option.

Postage for 1st book shipped within continental U.S. is $4 for media(book)rate
or $5.50 for priority shipping (under 3 lbs.); Add $2 for each additional book;
add $2.00 for oversized books. Overseas shipping will be billed at actual cost.
SC residents add 6% sales tax.

Books are returnable for any reason within 10 da...

Más información
Condiciones de envío:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Todos los libros de esta librería

Métodos de pago
aceptados por la librería

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Cheque Giro Postal Dinero en Efectivo PayPal