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Juliet in August - Dianne Warren
Juliet in August
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With writing reminiscent of Alice Munro, Carol Shields, Larry McMurtry, and Elizabeth Strout, Juliet in August uncovers the incredible drama beneath the inhabitants of a sleepy prairie town. Juliet, Saskatchewan, is a blink-and-you-miss-it kind of town—a dusty oasis on the edge of the Little... show more
With writing reminiscent of Alice Munro, Carol Shields, Larry McMurtry, and Elizabeth Strout, Juliet in August uncovers the incredible drama beneath the inhabitants of a sleepy prairie town. Juliet, Saskatchewan, is a blink-and-you-miss-it kind of town—a dusty oasis on the edge of the Little Snake sand hills. It’s easy to believe that nothing of consequence takes place there. But the hills vibrate with life, and the town’s heart beats in the rich and overlapping stories of its people: the rancher afraid to accept responsibility for the land his adoptive parents left him; the bank manager grappling with a sudden understanding of his own inadequacy; a shy couple, well beyond middle age, struggling with the recognition of their feelings for each other. And somewhere, lost in the sand, a camel named Antoinette.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780399157998 (0399157999)
Publisher: Amy Einhorn Books/Putnam
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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5.0 Juliet in August
After racing through several action packed, the-world-is-in-danger, paranormal adventure quests it was a pure pleasure read this character rich novel just right for thoughtful savoring. Author Dianne Warren proves the truth of Jane Austen’s writing advice to her niece that three or four families in ...
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4.0 Cool Water
This a lovely book. It has beautiful, descriptive language that paints wonderful images akin to a Norman Rockwell painting. There is no crazy action or big secret to unveil. Rather, this book is like a series of vignettes about small town folk and their struggles with day-to-day existence. Simpl...
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