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The Shore - Limited Edition: Sara Taylor

The Shore - Limited Edition

Sara Taylor

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ISBN 10: 0434023094 / ISBN 13: 9780434023097
Editorial: William Heinemann, UK, 2015
Usado Condición: Fine Hardcover
Librería: Anulios Books (Swansea, Reino Unido)

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Fine Unread Limited Edition of 500 copies, this is #227. Signed to the limitation page. Shortlisted for The Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Award 2015. Longlisted for the BaileyÕs WomenÕs Prize for Fiction 2015. Shortlisted for The Guardian First Book Award 2015. Fine unread in likewise fine dw. Authors first novel. Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction longlisted 2015. Synopsis: The Shore. A collection of small islands sticking out from the coast of Virginia into the Atlantic Ocean. The Shore takes the force of hurricanes, and grows so much food that it rots on the vine. The Shore is clumps of evergreens, wild ponies, oyster-shell roads, tumble-down houses, unwanted pregnancies, murder, storm-making, dark magic in the marshes. The novel features various generations over the course of 150 years in interconnecting stories, and we observe a sequence of lives on the Shore Ð the small miracles and miseries of a community of outsiders, and the bonds of blood and fate that connect them all. In its audacious interweaving of stories, it recalls David MitchellÕs Cloud Atlas, Jennifer EganÕs A Visit from the Goon Squad andUlverton by Adam Thorpe. N° de ref. de la librería P318

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Título: The Shore - Limited Edition

Editorial: William Heinemann, UK

Año de publicación: 2015

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: 1st.

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK AWARD 2015

SHORTLISTED FOR THE SUNDAY TIMES/PETERS FRASER & DUNLOP YOUNG WRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD

LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2015

The Shore. A collection of small islands sticking out from the coast of Virginia into the Atlantic Ocean that has been home to generations of fierce and resilient women. Sanctuary to some but nightmare to others, it?s a place they?ve inhabited, fled, and returned to for hundreds of years. From a brave girl?s determination to protect her younger sister as methamphetamine ravages their family, to a lesson in summoning storm clouds to help end a drought, these women struggle against domestic violence, savage wilderness, and the corrosive effects of poverty and addiction to secure a sense of well-being for themselves and for those they love.

Their interconnecting stories form a deeply affecting legacy of two island families, illuminating the small miracles and miseries of a community of outsiders, and the bonds of blood and fate that connect them all.

Dreamlike and yet impossibly real, profound and playful, The Shore is a richly unique, breathtakingly ambitious and accomplished debut novel by a young writer of astonishing gifts.

Sinopsis:

LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2015

The Shore. A collection of small islands sticking out from the coast of Virginia into the Atlantic Ocean that has been home to generations of fierce and resilient women. Sanctuary to some but nightmare to others, it?s a place they?ve inhabited, fled, and returned to for hundreds of years. From a brave girl?s determination to protect her younger sister as methamphetamine ravages their family, to a lesson in summoning storm clouds to help end a drought, these women struggle against domestic violence, savage wilderness, and the corrosive effects of poverty and addiction to secure a sense of well-being for themselves and for those they love.

Their interconnecting stories form a deeply affecting legacy of two island families, illuminating the small miracles and miseries of a community of outsiders, and the bonds of blood and fate that connect them all.

Dreamlike and yet impossibly real, profound and playful, The Shore is a richly unique, breathtakingly ambitious and accomplished debut novel by a young writer of astonishing gifts.

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