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Brooks, Geraldine

Editorial: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press, 2005
ISBN 10: 0670033359 / ISBN 13: 9780670033355
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Título: March

Editorial: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Viking Press

Año de publicación: 2005

Encuadernación: Soft cover

Condición del libro: Very Good

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: 1st Edition...


This is an Advance Uncorrected Proof copy of the author's Pulitzer prize winning novel that is signed on the title page (signature only). Book is listed as a very good copy only since someone did two long division math problems on half title page in ink. Otherwise, this would be a fine copy that appears unread. Overall, signed proof copies of this book are uncommon and represent an early state of the book prior to publication of the regular hard cover edition. 8vo; 279 pages. 0.0 0.0 0.0. N° de ref. de la librería 21800

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Sinopsis: As the North reels under a series of unexpected defeats during the dark first year of the war, one man leaves behind his family to aid the Union cause. His experiences will utterly change his marriage and challenge his most ardently held beliefs. Riveting and elegant as it is meticulously researched, March is an extraordinary novel woven out of the lore of American history.

From Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has taken the character of the absent father, March, who has gone off to war, leaving his wife and daughters to make do in mean times. To evoke him, Brooks turned to the journals and letters of Bronson Alcott, Louisa May’s father—a friend and confidant of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. In her telling, March emerges as an idealistic chaplain in the little known backwaters of a war that will test his faith in himself and in the Union cause as he learns that his side, too, is capable of acts of barbarism and racism. As he recovers from a near mortal illness, he must reassemble his shattered mind and body and find a way to reconnect with a wife and daughters who have no idea of the ordeals he has been through.

Spanning the vibrant intellectual world of Concord and the sensuous antebellum South, March adds adult resonance to Alcott’s optimistic children’s tale to portray the moral complexity of war, and a marriage tested by the demands of extreme idealism—and by a dangerous and illicit attraction. A lushly written, wholly original tale steeped in the details of another time, March secures Geraldine Brooks’s place as an internationally renowned author of historical fiction.

Contraportada: "A very great book... It breathes new life into the historical fiction genre [and] honors the best of the imagination."
Chicago Tribune

"A beautifully wrought story about how war dashes ideals, unhinges moral certainties and drives a wedge of bitter experience and unspeakable memories between husband and wife."
Los Angeles Times Book Review

"Inspired... A disturbing, supple, and deeply satisfying story, put together with craft and care and imagery worthy of a poet."
The Cleveland Plain Dealer

"Louisa May Alcott would be well pleased."
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