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The seal wife : a novel

Author: Kathryn Harrison
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sent North to Anchorage, Alaska in 1915, Bigelow, a young scientist is unprepared for the loneliness of the frontier railway town and becomes driven by his all-consuming love for a native Aleut woman.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Harrison
ISBN: 1841157791 9781841157795
OCLC Number: 59497999
Description: 224 pages ; 24 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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