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The seal wife : a novel

Author: Kathryn Harrison
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Sent north to Anchorage, Alaska, to establish an observatory in 1915, Bigelow, a young scientist, finds himself unprepared for the loneliness of a frontier railroad town and becomes driven by his all-consuming love for an enigmatic woman known as the Aleut.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Love stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harrison, Kathryn.
Seal wife.
New York : Random House, ©2002
(OCoLC)606759506
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Harrison
ISBN: 0375506292 9780375506291 1841157791 9781841157795
OCLC Number: 48449617
Description: 224 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Kathryn Harrison.
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The muteness of an Aleut woman intrigues a scientist in Alaska, and her disappearance calls up desperation within him. An incendiary tale set against landscape of the Great North, this novel merges  Read more...

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Praise for A THOUSAND ORANGE TREES: 'A magical novel' Lisa Tuttle, Time Out 'Audacious feats of the imagination. This rich and complex novel is both harrowing and compelling.' Nicola Humble, TLS 'A Read more...

 
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