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The Lighthouse Road : a Novel.

Author: Peter Geye
Publisher: New York : Unbridled Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story moves back and forth in time from the arrival of Thea from her isolated village in arctic Norway in search of a new life in the near wilderness of a small town and logging camp on the shore of Lake Superior to the travails of her orphaned son, Odd, some twenty years later. When Thea's aunt and uncle do not meet her boat as planned, she's initially left abandoned with no money or prospects and without  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Electronic books
Fiction
Historical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Geye
ISBN: 9781609530853 1609530853
OCLC Number: 815384465
Description: 1 online resource (299 pages)

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The story moves back and forth in time from the arrival of Thea from her isolated village in arctic Norway in search of a new life in the near wilderness of a small town and logging camp on the shore of Lake Superior to the travails of her orphaned son, Odd, some twenty years later. When Thea's aunt and uncle do not meet her boat as planned, she's initially left abandoned with no money or prospects and without speaking the language. Befriended by a local businessman and apothecary with secrets of his own, she obtains work as a cook in the nearby logging camp. While living through one of the co.

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