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Strange fits of passion, Anita Shreve

Label
Strange fits of passion
Title
Strange fits of passion
Statement of responsibility
Anita Shreve
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fleeing her abusive husband, Mary resettles with her infant child in St. Hilaire, Maine, but her new home brings her only fear when a murder, a rape charge, and a suicide shatter the peaceful town
Summary
Julie is from an affluent white family and is always searching for new ideas and adventures. When her car breaks down in a South African city she is immediately drawn to Abdu the mechanic who comes to her aid. He has left his home and family in the north to find work in the new South Africa. As their relationship develops into passionate love, they must both confront the prejudices of their past and the uncertainties of the future
Storyline
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2002.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2001.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Africa: Best Book, 2002.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
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065506
Cataloging source
WHE
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Strange fits of passion, Anita Shreve
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Harvest book."
  • "Reading group guide": p. [337]-342
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Harvest ed.
Extent
342 p.
Isbn
9780156007108
System control number
(OCoLC)42924783
Label
Strange fits of passion, Anita Shreve
Publication
Note
  • "A Harvest book."
  • "Reading group guide": p. [337]-342
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Harvest ed.
Extent
342 p.
Isbn
9780156007108
System control number
(OCoLC)42924783

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