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Fault Lines

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 368 Nombre de pages
Informationen zum Autor Anne Rivers Siddons's bestselling novels include Nora, Nora ; Sweetwater Creek ; Islands ; and Fox's Earth... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Anne Rivers Siddons's bestselling novels include Nora, Nora ; Sweetwater Creek ; Islands ; and Fox's Earth . She is also the author of the nonfiction work John Chancellor Makes Me Cry . She and her husband divide their time between Charleston, South Carolina, and Brooklin, Maine. Klappentext Merritt Fowler is a natural caretaker who has spent most of her life attending to the emotional needs of those closest to her: her beautiful, erratic younger sister, Laura; her self-sacrificing physician husband, Pom; and now Pom's destructive, Alzheimer's-afflicted mother. Exhausted and confused by the burdens she's taken on, Merritt faces a new crisis when a fierce family quarrel makes her fragile sixteen-year-old daughter, Glynn, flee their Atlanta home to seek sanctuary in California with Aunt Laura, a Hollywood actress whose career is in decline. Following Glynn west and deciding to stay there—against her irate husband's wishes—Merritt hopes to heal the ever-widening fissures between mother and daughter, sister and sister. And on an impulsive trip up the coast into the Santa Cruz Mountains—earthquake country—the three women will have to confront their separate demons in order to save and change their lives. Zusammenfassung “ A literary meteor shower....One great read.” — Detroit News   A classic from New York Times bestselling author Anne Rivers Siddons, Fault Lines is the powerful and deeply moving story of three women on a life-changing road trip up the California coast. Pat Conroy ( The Prince of Tides ) says that Siddons, “ ranks among the best of us and delivers the goods—the whole fabulous package—with every book she writes.” Fault Lines is one of her finest, a truly stunning read from a novelist acclaimed for her wondrous array of literary masterworks—from Sweetwater Creek to Up Island through Low Country and Nora Nora . ...

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Anne Rivers Siddons's bestselling novels include Nora, Nora; Sweetwater Creek; Islands; and Fox's Earth. She is also the author of the nonfiction work John Chancellor Makes Me Cry. She and her husband divide their time between Charleston, South Carolina, and Brooklin, Maine.



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Merritt Fowler is a natural caretaker who has spent most of her life attending to the emotional needs of those closest to her: her beautiful, erratic younger sister, Laura; her self-sacrificing physician husband, Pom; and now Pom's destructive, Alzheimer's-afflicted mother. Exhausted and confused by the burdens she's taken on, Merritt faces a new crisis when a fierce family quarrel makes her fragile sixteen-year-old daughter, Glynn, flee their Atlanta home to seek sanctuary in California with Aunt Laura, a Hollywood actress whose career is in decline. Following Glynn west and deciding to stay there—against her irate husband's wishes—Merritt hopes to heal the ever-widening fissures between mother and daughter, sister and sister. And on an impulsive trip up the coast into the Santa Cruz Mountains—earthquake country—the three women will have to confront their separate demons in order to save and change their lives.



Résumé

A literary meteor shower....One great read.”

Detroit News

 

A classic from New York Times bestselling author Anne Rivers Siddons, Fault Lines is the powerful and deeply moving story of three women on a life-changing road trip up the California coast. Pat Conroy (The Prince of Tides) says that Siddons, “ranks among the best of us and delivers the goods—the whole fabulous package—with every book she writes.” Fault Lines is one of her finest, a truly stunning read from a novelist acclaimed for her wondrous array of literary masterworks—from Sweetwater Creek to Up Island through Low Country and Nora Nora.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Fault Lines
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Code EAN: 9780062004680
ISBN: 978-0-06-200468-0
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Harper Collins (US)
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 368
Poids: 289g
Taille: H205mm x B136mm x T24mm
Année: 2011

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