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The blue afternoon : a novel

Author: William Boyd
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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In 1936, an elderly doctor travels to Lisbon to find the love of his life. He is Dr. Salvador Carriscant of Los Angeles, who as a young man worked in the Philippines when it was a U.S. colony. Tired of his wife, he developed a liaison with the wife of an American officer, quelling a rebellion, and the two planned to flee abroad to start life anew. While she succeeded, he failed and for 30 years they have not seen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Love stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boyd, William, 1952-
Blue afternoon.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995
(OCoLC)648639404
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Boyd
ISBN: 0679432957 9780679432951
OCLC Number: 30667877
Description: 367 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: William Boyd.
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In 1936, an elderly doctor travels to Lisbon to find the love of his life. He is Dr. Salvador Carriscant of Los Angeles, who as a young man worked in the Philippines when it was a U.S. colony. Tired of his wife, he developed a liaison with the wife of an American officer, quelling a rebellion, and the two planned to flee abroad to start life anew. While she succeeded, he failed and for 30 years they have not seen each other. By the author of A Good Man in Africa.

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