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Places in the dark

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From Karl Iagnemma, recipient of theParis ReviewPlimpton Prize, comes this fierce and gorgeous novel, the story of an estranged father and son's unlikely wanderings through the Upper Peninsula of nineteenth-century Michigan. The year is 1844. Sixteen-year-old runaway Elisha Stone has turned up in Detroit, a hardscrabble frontier town on the edge of the civilized world. Lighting out on a surveying expedition for the vast unknown wilderness of the northern peninsula, Elisha pens a heartfelt letter to his mother in Newell, Massachusetts. But it is Elisha's estranged father, the Reverend William Edward Stone, who opens the envelope. Grief-stricken by the recent death of his wife--a death Elisha could not have known about--Reverend Stone is jolted into action. He must find his son. What follows is a powerful narrative about the complex love between fathers and sons and an evocative portrait of an era of faith, wonder, and violence. A first novel of uncommon wisdom,The Expeditionsis the confirmation of an extraordinary talent.
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It is autumn 1937 when a mystery woman appears in Port Alma, a sea village nestled on the chilly coast of Maine. A fragile, green-eyed beauty, the woman arrives with little more than the clothes on her back and a wealth of unspoken secrets.

Before a year goes by, she will flee Port Alma on the same bus that brought her there. But before she goes, she will irrevocably alter the lives of two brothers -- leaving one dead, and the other perched on the edge of madness.

There is much that Dora March has hidden.

But in Port Alma, Maine, there are other secrets, too....

From the Paperback edition.

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subject_facet Brothers -- Fiction, Maine -- Fiction, Women -- Maine -- Fiction
title_display Places in the dark
title_full Places in the Dark, Places in the dark / Thomas H. Cook
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topic_facet Brothers, Fiction, Literature, Maine, Suspense, Thriller, Women