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The Great Alone

The Great Alone
 

Alaska, 1974.Untamed.Unpredictable.And for a family in crisis, the ultimate test of the human spirit. From the author who brought you the phenomenon of The Nightingale.

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ISBN 9780312577230
Barcode 9780312577230
Published 6 February 2018 by St. Martin's Press
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Hannah, Kristin
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ISBN-13 9780312577230
ISBN-10 0312577230
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher St. Martin's Press
Imprint St. Martin's Press
Publication Date 6 February 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Hannah, Kristin
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 448
Dimensions Width: 168mm
Height: 239mm
Spine: 38mm
Weight 703g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Domestic fiction, Historical fiction, Alaska, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - Veterans, Families
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 761706

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Alaska, 1974.Untamed.Unpredictable.And for a family in crisis, the ultimate test of the human spirit. From the author who brought you the phenomenon of The Nightingale.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Praise for The Great Alone: There are many great things about this book...It will thrill her fans with its combination of Greek tragedy, Romeo and Juliet-like coming of age story and domestic potboiler. She recreates in magical detail the lives of Alaska's homesteaders...and is just as specific and authentic in her depiction of the spiritual wounds of post-Vietnam America. A tour de force. --iKirkus (starred reveiw) Hannah vividly evokes the natural beauty and danger of Alaska and paints a compelling portrait of a family in crisis and a community on the brink of change. --Booklist In this latest from Hannah, the landscape is hard and bleak but our young heroine learns to accept it and discover her true self...fans will appreciate the astuteness of the story and the unbreakable connection between mother and child. --Library Journal Hannah skillfully situates the emotional family saga in the events and culture of the late '70s... But it's her tautly drawn characters--Large Marge, Genny, Mad Earl, Tica, Tom--who contribute not only to Leni's improbable survival but to her salvation amid her family's tragedy. --Publisher's Weekly (starred rreview)Praise for The Nightingale: Haunting, action-packed, and compelling. --Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author Absolutely riveting!...Read this book. --Dr. Miriam KleinKassenoff, Director of the University of Miami Holocaust Teacher Institute Beautifully written and richly evocative. --Sara Gruen, #1 New York Times bestselling author A heart-pounding story. --USA Today A respectful and absorbing page-turner. --KirkusReviews Tender, compelling...a satisfying slice of life in Nazi-occupiedFrance. --Jewish Book Council Expect to devour The Nightingale in as few sittings aspossible; the high-stakes plot and lovable characters won'tallow any rest until all of their fates are known. --Shelf Awareness Powerful...an unforgettable portrait of love and war. --People Praise for The Nightingale: Haunting, action-packed, and compelling. --Christina Baker Kline, #1 New York Times bestselling author Absolutely riveting!...Read this book. --Dr. Miriam KleinKassenoff, Director of the University of Miami Holocaust Teacher Institute Beautifully written and richly evocative. --Sara Gruen, #1 New York Times bestselling author A heart-pounding story. --USA Today A respectful and absorbing page-turner. --KirkusReviews Tender, compelling...a satisfying slice of life in Nazi-occupiedFrance. --Jewish Book Council Expect to devour The Nightingale in as few sittings aspossible; the high-stakes plot and lovable characters won'tallow any rest until all of their fates are known. --Shelf Awareness Powerful...an unforgettable portrait of love and war. --People

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Author's Bio

Kristin Hannah is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the The Nightingale, a major motion picture directed by Michelle MacLaren, and The Great Alone, set in Alaska. Hannah is also the author of the New York Times bestsellers Firefly Lane, Winter Garden, Night Road, Fly Away, and Home Front, which has been optioned for film by 1492 Films (producers of the Oscar-nominated film The Help) with Chris Columbus attached to write, produce, and direct. She is the mother of one son and lives with her husband in the Pacific Northwest.

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