Under the wide and starry sky : regular print book discussion kit (Kit, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Under the wide and starry sky : regular print book discussion kit

Author: Nancy Horan; Kentucky. Department for Libraries and Archives,
Publisher: Frankfort, Kentucky : Assembled by the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, [2020]
Series: KDLA regular print book discussion kits for Kentucky public libraries.
Edition/Format:   Kit   Visual material : English
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"In her new novel, Nancy Horan has recreated a love story that is as unique, passionate, and overwhelmingly powerful as the one between Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney depicted so memorably in Loving Frank. Under the Wide and Starry Sky chronicles the unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson, author of classics including Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Book discussion kit
Biographical fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Romance fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: Robert Louis Stevenson; Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson; Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson; Robert Louis Stevenson
Material Type: Kit
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Horan; Kentucky. Department for Libraries and Archives,
ISBN: 9780345516541 9780345516534 0345516540 0345516532
OCLC Number: 1176355317
Notes: Title from discussion guide.
Edition of book used: Ballantine Books Trade Paperback, 2014.
Edition of book used: Ballantine Books, ©2013.
For in-state use only. Requests must be submitted by Kentucky public libraries.
Description: 11 books (482 pages), 1 book (474 pages), 1 discussion guide ; in container
Series Title: KDLA regular print book discussion kits for Kentucky public libraries.
Responsibility: by Nancy Horan.

Abstract:

"In her new novel, Nancy Horan has recreated a love story that is as unique, passionate, and overwhelmingly powerful as the one between Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney depicted so memorably in Loving Frank. Under the Wide and Starry Sky chronicles the unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson, author of classics including Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and American divorcee Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne. They meet in rural France in 1875, when Fanny, having run away from her philandering husband back in California, takes refuge there with her children. Stevenson too is escaping from his life, running from family pressure to become a lawyer. And so begins a turbulent love affair that will last two decades and span the world."--

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