Under the wide and starry sky
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[New York] : Random House Large Print, [2014].
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Large Print
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1st large print ed.
ISBN
9780307990938 :, 0307990931 :
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721 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
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Manchester City Library - Large Print Books - Main Floor - Large Print ShelvesLP HORAN, N.On Shelf

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Published
[New York] : Random House Large Print, [2014].
Edition
1st large print ed.
Language
English
ISBN
9780307990938 :, 0307990931 :

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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 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." -- Publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Horan, N. (2014). Under the wide and starry sky (1st large print ed.). Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Horan, Nancy. 2014. Under the Wide and Starry Sky. Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Horan, Nancy. Under the Wide and Starry Sky Random House Large Print, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Horan, Nancy. Under the Wide and Starry Sky 1st large print ed., Random House Large Print, 2014.

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