The stranger's child: a novel
Moon Spotlight Ashland & Southern Oregon is a 66-page compact guide covering the best of Oregon's southern towns, including Ashland, Medford, Jacksonville, Grants Pass, and Roseburg. Travel writers Bill McRae and Judy Jewell offer their firsthand advice on must-see attractions, as well as maps with sightseeing highlights, so you can make the most of your time. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on entertainment, shopping, recreation, accommodations, food, and transportation, making navigating this region of incredible wilderness and artistic attractions uncomplicated and enjoyable. This Spotlight guidebook is excerpted from Moon Oregon.
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|auth_author2||Wilson, James Daniel.|
|author2-role||Wilson, James Daniel.|
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From the Man Booker Prize–winning author of The Line of Beauty: a magnificent, century-spanning saga about a love triangle that spawns a myth, and a family mystery, across generations.
In the late summer of 1913, George Sawle brings his Cambridge schoolmate—a handsome, aristocratic young poet named Cecil Valance—to his family's modest home outside London for the weekend. George is enthralled by Cecil, and soon his sixteen-year-old sister, Daphne, is equally besotted by him and the stories he tells about Corley Court, the country estate he is heir to. But what Cecil writes in Daphne's autograph album will change their and their families' lives forever: a poem that, after Cecil is killed in the Great War and his reputation burnished, will become a touchstone for a generation, a work recited by every schoolchild in England. Over time, a tragic love story is spun, even as other secrets lie buried—until, decades later, an ambitious biographer threatens to unearth them.
Rich with Hollinghurst's signature gifts—haunting sensuality, delicious wit and exquisite lyricism—The Stranger's Child is a tour de force: a masterly novel about the lingering power of desire, how the heart creates its own history, and how legends are made.
This eBook edition includes a Reading Group Guide.
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Main Kids, Main Library|
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|subject_facet||Audiobooks, Families -- England -- London -- Fiction, Families -- History -- Fiction, Family secrets -- Fiction, Love stories, English, Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction|
|title_display||The stranger's child|
|title_full||The Stranger's Child, The stranger's child / Alan Hollinghurst, The stranger's child [sound recording] : a novel / Alan Hollinghurst|
|title_short||The stranger's child|
|topic_facet||Audiobooks, Families, Family secrets, Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Literature, Love stories, English, Triangles (Interpersonal relations)|