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Winter's tale

Author: Mark Helprin
Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, ©1983
Series: Harvest book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When master mechanic Peter Lake attempts to rob a mansion on the Upper West Side, he is caught by young Beverly Penn, the terminally ill daughter of the house, and their subsequent love sends Peter on a desperate personal journey.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Fantastic fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Helprin
ISBN: 9780156031196 0156031191 0156001942 9780156001946
OCLC Number: 60545233
Description: 748 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Machine derived contents note: I. The City --
A White Horse Escapes 3 --
The Ferry Burns in Morning Cold 10 --
Pearly Soames 20 --
Peter Lake Hangs from a Star 40 --
Beverly 95 --
A Goddess in the Bath 110 --
On the Marsh 130 --
Lake of the Coheeries 143 --
The Hospital in Printing House Square 173 --
Aceldama 191 --
Ii. Four Gates To The City --
Four Gates to the City 219 --
Lake of the Coheeries 221 --
In the Drifts 264 --
A New Life 347 --
Hell Gate 370 --
Iii. The Sun ... And The Ghost --
Nothing Is Random 401 --
Peter Lake Returns 403 --
The Sun 418 --
... and The Ghost 438 --
An Early Summer Dinner at Petipas 445 --
The Machine Age 456 --
Iv. A Golden Age --
A Very Short History of the Clouds 505 --
Battery Bridge 507 --
White Horse and Dark Horse 544 --
The White Dog of Afghanistan 579 --
Abysmillard Redux 591 --
Ex Machina 606 --
For the Soldiers and Sailors of Chelsea 641 --
The City Alight 666 --
A Golden Age 697 --
epilogue 747.
Series Title: Harvest book.
Responsibility: Mark Helprin.
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When master mechanic Peter Lake attempts to rob a mansion on the Upper West Side, he is caught by young Beverly Penn, the terminally ill daughter of the house, and their subsequent love sends Peter on a desperate personal journey.

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