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Cavedweller

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 448 Nombre de pages
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Informationen zum Autor Dorothy Allison is the acclaimed author of the nationally bestselling novel Bastard Out of Carolina , whic... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor Dorothy Allison is the acclaimed author of the nationally bestselling novel Bastard Out of Carolina , which was a finalist for the 1992 National Book Award. The recipient of numerous awards, she lives in Northern California. Klappentext In this lush! epic novel by the bestselling author of "Bastard Out of Carolina"! Delia Byrd packs up her old Datsun and her daughter Cissy and hits the road for Cayro! Georgia! to reclaim her life--and the two daughters she left behind. "Cavedweller" is a sweeping novel of the human spirit! the lost and hidden recesses of the heart! and the place where violence and redemption intersect. Zusammenfassung From the author of the "flawless" ( The New York Times Book Review ) classic Bastard Out of Carolina comes Cavedweller ! once again demonstrating Allison's umatched strengths as a storyteller. Reading "like a thematic sequel" ( The New Yorker ) to her first novel! Cavedweller tackles questions of forgiveness! mother-daughter bonds! and the strength of the human spirit. When Delia Byrd packs up her old Datsun and her daughter Cissy and gets on the Santa Monica Freeway heading south and east! she is leaving everything she has known for ten years: the tinsel glitter of the rock 'n' roll world; her dreams of singing and songwriting; and a life lived on credit cards and whiskey with a man who made promises he couldn't keep. Delia Byrd is going back to Cayro! Georgia! to reclaim her life--and the two daughters she left behind...Told in the incantatory voice of one of America's most eloquent storytellers! Cavedweller is a sweeping novel of the human spirit! the lost and hidden recesses of the heart! and the place where violence and redemption intersect.

Auteur
Dorothy Allison is the acclaimed author of the nationally bestselling novel Bastard Out of Carolina, which was a finalist for the 1992 National Book Award. The recipient of numerous awards, she lives in Northern California.

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In this lush, epic novel by the bestselling author of "Bastard Out of Carolina", Delia Byrd packs up her old Datsun and her daughter Cissy and hits the road for Cayro, Georgia, to reclaim her life--and the two daughters she left behind. "Cavedweller" is a sweeping novel of the human spirit, the lost and hidden recesses of the heart, and the place where violence and redemption intersect.



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From the author of the "flawless" (The New York Times Book Review) classic Bastard Out of Carolina comes Cavedweller, once again demonstrating Allison's umatched strengths as a storyteller. Reading "like a thematic sequel" (The New Yorker) to her first novel, Cavedweller tackles questions of forgiveness, mother-daughter bonds, and the strength of the human spirit.

When Delia Byrd packs up her old Datsun and her daughter Cissy and gets on the Santa Monica Freeway heading south and east, she is leaving everything she has known for ten years: the tinsel glitter of the rock 'n' roll world; her dreams of singing and songwriting; and a life lived on credit cards and whiskey with a man who made promises he couldn't keep. Delia Byrd is going back to Cayro, Georgia, to reclaim her life--and the two daughters she left behind...Told in the incantatory voice of one of America's most eloquent storytellers, Cavedweller is a sweeping novel of the human spirit, the lost and hidden recesses of the heart, and the place where violence and redemption intersect.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Cavedweller
Sous-titre: A Novel
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Code EAN: 9780452279698
ISBN: 978-0-452-27969-8
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House N.Y.
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 448
Poids: 386g
Taille: H203mm x B135mm x T25mm
Année: 1999