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August

Author: Gerard Woodward
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"'August' depicts the life of a family through fifteen summer trips to Wales. Little did Aldous Jones know when he careened over his bicycle handlebars back in 1955, landing next to farmer Evan's field, that it would turn into the bucolic start of a series of camping holidays in that same field. As the years pass, Aldous's family idyll starts to disintegrate, and the farm becomes a place drenched in memory." Book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Woodward
ISBN: 9780393332711 0393332713
OCLC Number: 181139856
Description: 308 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Gerard Woodward.

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Shortlisted for the Whitbread Award, "August" is the life of a family through 15 summer trips to Wales. This unforgettable first novel revels in nostalgia for post-war England.  Read more...

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