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The night stages : a novel

Author: Jane Urquhart
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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"A female pilot recalls her affair with a man obsessed with the disappearance of his brother After a tragic accident leaves Tamara alone on the most westerly tip of Ireland, she begins an affair with a charismatic meteorologist named Niall. It's the 1950s, and Tamara has settled into civilian life after working as an auxiliary pilot in World War II. At first her romance is filled with passionate secrecy, but when
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Urquhart
ISBN: 9780374222192 0374222193 0374713456 9780374713454
OCLC Number: 905450284
Description: 401 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jane Urquhart.
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"A female pilot recalls her affair with a man obsessed with the disappearance of his brother After a tragic accident leaves Tamara alone on the most westerly tip of Ireland, she begins an affair with a charismatic meteorologist named Niall. It's the 1950s, and Tamara has settled into civilian life after working as an auxiliary pilot in World War II. At first her romance is filled with passionate secrecy, but when Niall's younger brother, Kieran, disappears after a bicycle race, Niall, unable to shake the idea that he may be to blame, slowly falls into despondency. Distraught and abandoned after their decade-long relationship, Tamara decides she has no option but to leave. Jane Urquhart's mesmerizing novel opens as Tamara makes her way from Ireland to New York. During a layover in Gander, Newfoundland, a fog moves in, grounding her plane and stranding her in front of the airport's mural. As she gazes at the nutcracker-like children, missile-shaped birds, and fruit blossoms, she revisits the circumstances that brought her to Ireland and the family entanglement that has forced her into exile. Slowly she interweaves her life story with Kieran's as she searches for the truth about Niall. With The Night Stages, this celebrated bestselling author has written a magnificent, elegiac novel of intersecting memories that explores the meaning of separation and reunion, the sorrows of fractured families, and the profound effect of Ireland's harshly beautiful landscape on lives lived in solitude"--

"At the end of an affair, a woman pilot in World War II recalls life in a remote Irish town where her husband and his brother lost everything in a bicycle race"--

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