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A Thousand Moons (Dubray Special Edition Hb, Signed, with Ribbon Bookmark)

ISBN: 9780571333370
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The unmissable new novel from the two-time Costa Book of the Year winner. A powerful, moving study of one woman's journey, of her determination to write her own future, and of the enduring human capacity for love.
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Even when you come out of bloodshed and disaster in the end you have got to learn to live.

Narrated by Winona - the young Lakota orphan adopted by soldiers Thomas McNulty and John Cole in 'Days Without End' - 'A Thousand Moons' continues Sebastian Barry's extraordinary fictional exploration of late nineteenth century America.

Living with Thomas and John on the farm they work in 1870s Tennessee, educated and loved, Winona is employed by the lawyer Briscoe in the nearby town of Paris, as she tries to forge a life for herself beyond the violence and dispossession of her past. But the fragile harmony of this shared world, in the aftermath of the Civil War, is soon threatened by a further traumatic event, one which Winona struggles to confront let alone understand.

Told in Sebastian Barry's gorgeous, lyrical prose, A Thousand Moons is a powerful, moving study of one woman's journey, about her determination to write her own future, and about the enduring human capacity for love.

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Even when you come out of bloodshed and disaster in the end you have got to learn to live.

Narrated by Winona - the young Lakota orphan adopted by soldiers Thomas McNulty and John Cole in 'Days Without End' - 'A Thousand Moons' continues Sebastian Barry's extraordinary fictional exploration of late nineteenth century America.

Living with Thomas and John on the farm they work in 1870s Tennessee, educated and loved, Winona is employed by the lawyer Briscoe in the nearby town of Paris, as she tries to forge a life for herself beyond the violence and dispossession of her past. But the fragile harmony of this shared world, in the aftermath of the Civil War, is soon threatened by a further traumatic event, one which Winona struggles to confront let alone understand.

Told in Sebastian Barry's gorgeous, lyrical prose, A Thousand Moons is a powerful, moving study of one woman's journey, about her determination to write her own future, and about the enduring human capacity for love.

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