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The Resource Under the wide and starry sky : a novel, Nancy Horan

Under the wide and starry sky : a novel, Nancy Horan

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Under the wide and starry sky : a novel
Title
Under the wide and starry sky
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Horan
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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.In her masterful 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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Horan, Nancy
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Literary form
fiction
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  • Stevenson, Robert Louis
  • Stevenson, Fanny Van de Grift
  • Authors
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Under the wide and starry sky : a novel, Nancy Horan
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Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn868313963
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First large print edition
Extent
721 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780307990938
Isbn Type
(large print)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)868313963
Label
Under the wide and starry sky : a novel, Nancy Horan
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn868313963
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First large print edition
Extent
721 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780307990938
Isbn Type
(large print)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)868313963

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