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Unsheltered

Unsheltered

2016 VinelandMeet Willa Knox, a woman who stands braced against the vicissitudes of her shattered life and family - and the crumbling house that contains her.1871 VinelandThatcher Greenwood, the new science teacher, is a fervent advocate of the work of Charles Darwin, and he is k... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780571347018
Barcode 9780571347018
Published 24 October 2018 by Faber and Faber
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Export - Airside ed
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Author(s) By Kingsolver, Barbara
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ISBN-13 9780571347018
ISBN-10 0571347010
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Faber and Faber
Imprint Faber & Faber
Publication Date 24 October 2018
International Publication Date 18 October 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, Export - Airside ed
Edition Export - Airside ed
Author(s) By Kingsolver, Barbara
Category Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 480
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 33mm
Weight 645g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 919866

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2016 VinelandMeet Willa Knox, a woman who stands braced against the vicissitudes of her shattered life and family - and the crumbling house that contains her.1871 VinelandThatcher Greenwood, the new science teacher, is a fervent advocate of the work of Charles Darwin, and he is keen to communicate his ideas to his students. But those in power in Thatcher's small town have no desire for a new world order. Thatcher and his teachings are not welcome.Both Willa and Thatcher resist the prevailing logic. Both are asked to pay a high price for their courage.A testament to the power and goodness of the human spirit,iUnsheltered explores the foundations we build, crossing time and place to give us all a little more hope in those around us, and a little more faith in ourselves.iUnshelterediis a novel for our troubled times.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Barbara Kingsolver is one of the most important voices of our time. Barbara Kingsolver's previous fourteen works of fiction and non-fiction have been translated into dozens of languages and earned a devoted readership. She won the Orange Prize in 2010 for The Lacuna and her novel Flight Behaviour was shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction. In 2000 she was awarded the National Humanities Medal, her country's highest honour for service through the arts. Before she made her living as a writer, Kingsolver earned degrees in biology and worked as a scientist. She now lives with her family on a farm in southern Appalachia.

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