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- ISBN: 9781588362100 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.
|Summary, etc.:|| A lush and haunting first novel, Moon Tide follows the lives of three women in a small fishing town on the Massachusetts coast, from 1913 to the Great New England Hurricane of 1938.Through sensual and interwoven stories, Moon Tide explores the secret workings of the heart--the violence of desire and memory, the redemptive power of longing--matched against society's rules of class and the unpredictable tempers of the natural world.At the center of the novel is Eve, who takes refuge in silence and art after the death of her mother. Eve can sense how the past nips at the heels of the living, and her ethereal beauty inspires a quiet passion in Jake, the son of a local stonemason. For Elizabeth, Eve's wealthy, eccentric grandmother, one summer at Westport Point extends into a lifetime. She stays on in the town year-round, building a great library in her house for the cold New England winters, haunted by the Ireland of her youth and by one man's doomed obsession with...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1982 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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