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Lighthouse island : a novel / Paulette Jiles.

Jiles, Paulette, 1943- author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062232526 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0062232525 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2013]

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Summary, etc.: Paulette Jiles's novels have been called "beautiful," "unforgettable," "impeccable," "pitch perfect," "life-affirming," "deeply relevant," "Homeresque," "remarkably engaging," "glorious." Now the acclaimed poet and -- When an opportunity for escape appears, Nadia takes it, abandoning everything to strike out for Lighthouse Island in a dangerous and sometimes comic adventure. She faces every contingency with bottomless inventiveness and meets the man who changes the course of her life: James Orotov, a mapmaker and demolition expert. Together, they evade arrest and head north toward a place of wild beauty that lies beyond the megalopolis: Lighthouse Island and its all-seeing eye.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / General.
Literary
Orphans > Fiction.
Northwest, Pacific > Fiction.
Genre: Dystopian fiction.
Electronic books.

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