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Sea Glass By Anita Shreve

Sea Glass by Anita Shreve

Condition - Very Good
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Summary

Ninth novel by No 1 international bestselling author Anita Shreve, who has been acclaimed by THE TIMES as 'exceptionally fine...an amazingly evocative writer'.

Sea Glass Summary

Sea Glass by Anita Shreve

The year is 1929 and Honora Beecher and her husband, Sexton, are just settling into a new marriage and a cottage on the coast of New Hampshire. While Honora fixes up the derelict house and searches for bits of sea glass on the beach, Sexton risks everything they own to buy the house they both love. Along with millions of other Americans, he is blindsided by the stock market crash and finds himself penniless. The only work he can find is at a nearby mill, where a labour conflict is erupting into violence. Shaken by forces they scarcely understand, Honora and Sexton try to build a marriage and home while overwhelmed by passions of every kind.

Writing with the power and immediacy that have made her novels bestsellers, Shreve unfolds interlocking lives, each with its own share of love, loss and challenge. This is another gripping and unforgettable story of the human heart from one of the most accomplished novelists of our time.

Sea Glass Reviews

A beautifully visualised novel of emotional discovery * SUNDAY TIMES *
Shreve skilfully unfolds her story of interlinking lives, displaying an intimate knowledge of the workings of the human heart * WOMAN AND HOME *
A finely written story of human beings pushed to the edge * SUNDAY MIRROR *
When violence erupts, the ensuing tragedy is all the more heartbreaking when described with Shreve's polished restraint * DAILY MAIL *

About Anita Shreve

Anita Shreve is the author of the international bestseller THE PILOT'S WIFE, which was a selection of Oprah's Book Club, and acclaimed novels such as THE WEIGHT OF WATER, which was a finalist for the prestigious Orange Prize.

Additional information

GOR000469830
9780349115177
0349115176
Sea Glass by Anita Shreve
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2002-11-21
368
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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