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AUGUSTA LOCKE - 07 edition

AUGUSTA LOCKE (ISBN10: 014303829X; ISBN13: 9780143038290)
ISBN13: 978-0143038290
ISBN10: 014303829X

Summary: An indelible portrait of a woman who through great toughness of character blazes her own trail Novelist William Haywod Henderson has won acclaim for his depictions of land and nature and his ability to bring the American West to vivid life. Of his most recent novel, The Rest of the Earth, Annie Proulx remarked that Henderson ''writes some of the most evocative and transcendently beautiful prose in contemporary American literature.'' Redolent with myth, humor, strange la
ndscapes, and stark reality, Henderson's new novel tells the story of Augusta Locke, a troubled yet spirited woman, as she raises her daughter in the deserts of Wyoming. Spanning the twentieth century, Augusta's extraordinary challenges play out themes of love and loss, home and family, redemption and reconciliation.
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Summary: An indelible portrait of a woman who through great toughness of character blazes her own trail Novelist William Haywod Henderson has won acclaim for his depictions of land and nature and his ability to bring the American West to vivid life. Of his most recent novel, The Rest of the Earth, Annie Proulx remarked that Henderson ''writes some of the most evocative and transcendently beautiful prose in contemporary American literature.'' Redolent with myth, humor, strange landscapes, and stark reality, Henderson's new novel tells the story of Augusta Locke, a troubled yet spirited woman, as she raises her daughter in the deserts of Wyoming. Spanning the twentieth century, Augusta's extraordinary challenges play out themes of love and loss, home and family, redemption and reconciliation. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 07
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Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Year Published: 2007
International: No



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