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The Gravity of Sunlight

Shand, Rosa

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ISBN 10: 1569471924 / ISBN 13: 9781569471920
Editorial: Soho Press Inc., New York, 2000
Condición: As New Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Roth Enterprises (Greenville, SC, Estados Unidos de America)

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1st. edition, like new in yellow boards, brown cloth spine with gilt printing. Inscribed by the author as a gift on the title page. Pictorial dust jacket is very fine, minoe edge and corner wear. Author's first novel describing a complicated moral journey, set in Uganda during the ascension to power of the despot General Idi Amin. A fascinating and complex love affair against the backdrop of African society. N° de ref. de la librería 000807

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Título: The Gravity of Sunlight

Editorial: Soho Press Inc., New York

Año de publicación: 2000

Encuadernación: 1/4 Cloth

Condición del libro:As New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition

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Sinopsis:

In the green sunlight of Uganda a minister's wife finds passion and truth in an affair.

Fidelity is strained in the heated atmosphere that surrounds the expatriates who teach at the college in Kampala in the 1970s. Agnes's husband, John, tells her she can will herself to remain in love with him, but she doesn't think she can. Then an attractive new arrival with yellow hair-whom Agnes dubs her "Finn," though he turns out to be Polish-captures her imagination. The distance from Agnes's imagination to her heart is not far. The locals observe, sympathizing and despising. And looming over all is the imminent ascension to power of General Idi Amin.

About the Author:

Rosa Shand teaches at Converse College in South Carolina. She has received the Katherine Anne Porter Prize and other honors for her stories, and has been awarded several fellowships. This is her first novel.

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