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The Great Alone - Kristin Hannah
The Great Alone
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From the bestselling author of The NightingaleAlaska, 1974. Untamed. Unpredictable. A story of a family in crisis struggling to survive at the edge of the world, it is also a story of young and enduring love.Cora Allbright and her husband Ernt, a recently-returned Vietnam veteran scarred by the... show more
From the bestselling author of The NightingaleAlaska, 1974. Untamed. Unpredictable. A story of a family in crisis struggling to survive at the edge of the world, it is also a story of young and enduring love.Cora Allbright and her husband Ernt, a recently-returned Vietnam veteran scarred by the war, uproot their thirteen year old daughter Leni to start a new life in Alaska
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ASIN: B076JTLJJN
Publisher: Macmillan
Edition language: English
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My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
5.0 The Great Alone
I thought this novel moved quickly, it covered a lot of ground. There were times though that I wanted the novel to move even faster, as the scene unfolding was brutal and it seemed as if time stood still. The landscape provided for a volatile tale and the characters inside this novel filled-in the r...
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3.0 The Great Alone
The setup and the beginning of The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah is intense in the characters, the setting, the situation, and the emotion. It has a sympathetic main character to care about. The events seem frighteningly real. However, as the book proceeds, it seems like a race to incorporate every ...
Girl Well Read
Girl Well Read rated it
4.0 The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
A special thank you to NetGalley and St. Martin's Press for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Kristin Hannah's newest book takes place in Alaska in the 70s and 80s. The land is wild, unpredictable, and harsh. The Allbrights think Alaska will be their salvation, but for a family in turmoil...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
4.0 A page turner that sometimes stretched credibility
The Great Alone- Kristin Hannah, author; Julia Whelan, narrator This is a hard book to summarize because it goes off on so many tangents over several decades, really beginning in 1974, with a major change in lifestyle for the Allbrights, and ending with a published piece about Alaska, by Lenora Walk...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it
The emotion that I felt while reading this book? Wow! It was intense. Granted it was a huge negative emotion in the fact that I thoroughly detested one of the main characters. A man suffering, but the damage he caused, erased any pity you ever had for the man. I read this book seething. I will let y...
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