San Miguel

San Miguel

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The brilliant and acclaimed New York Times bestseller from the author of The Women and When the Killing's Done

Just off the coast of Southern California, two families-one in the 1880s and one in the 1930s-come to desolate, windswept San Miguel Island in search of self-reliance, freedom, and a new start in their lives. Both Marantha Waters and Elise Lester strive to help their war veteran husbands pursue their dreams but must themselves grapple with the more nebulous… (plus)

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I don’t mean to pull a Beckett on you here, but on San Miguel, nothing happens — thrice. Beautifully.

The island receives the most fully realized portrait of all, without hoary personifications of the wind or animal infestations, as a place persistently rejecting its inhabitants.

What San Miguel is not is one of those fashionably “linked” story collections, but a cohesive, headlong tale with temporal scope.

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Editeur: Penguin (18 septembre 2012)

Format: EPUB

Nombre de pages: 384 pages

Taille du fichier: 852 ko

Protection: DRM

Langue: Anglais


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