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Ten white geese : a novel / Gerbrand Bakker ; translated from the Dutch by David Colmer.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Connersville FIC BAK (Text) 39230031597113 Adult Books Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC BAK (Text) 37323005155356 FICTION Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780143122678
  • ISBN: 0143122673
  • Physical Description: 230 pages (softcover) ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
First published with the title "De omweg" by Uitgeverij Cossee, 2010.
Summary, etc.:
A woman rents a remote farm in rural Wales. She says her name is Emilie. An Emily Dickinson scholar, she has fled Amsterdam, having just confessed to an affair. On the farm she finds ten geese. One by one they disappear. Who is this woman? Will her husband manage to find her? The young man who stays the night: why won't he leave? And the vanishing geese? Set against a stark and pristine landscape, and with a seductive blend of solace and menace, this novel of stealth intrigue summons from a woman's silent longing fugitive moments of profound beauty and compassion.
Language Note:
Translated from the Dutch.
Subject: Dutch > Wales > Fiction.
Wales > Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense.

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