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A country road, a tree / Jo Baker.

Baker, Jo, author. (Author).
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  • 21 of 23 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton County Public Library - Fowler F BAK (Text) 34044000883205 ADULT FICTION Available -
Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola FIC BAKER (Text) 33118000175367 Adult: New Book Available -
Cicero Branch FIC.c Baker, Jo (Text) 78294000258684 Adult Fiction Available -
Coatesville-Clay Township Public Library - Coatesville F BAKER (Text) 78321000025575 Adult Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver FIC BAK COU (Text) 34304000826092 Adult - Fiction Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood BAK (Text) 36626103753281 Adult Fiction Available -
Huntingburg Public Library - Huntingburg FIC BAK (Text) 39970001026292 FIC Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC BAKER, JO (Text) 33946003084857 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison F (Text) 39391006747719 Fiction Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon F BAK (Text) 34330513040940 Adult - General Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101947180
  • ISBN: 1101947187
  • Physical Description: 289 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: "This is a Borzoi book."
Summary, etc.: "When war breaks out in Europe in 1939, a young, unknown writer journeys from his home in neutral Ireland to conflict-ridden Paris and is drawn into the maelstrom. With him we experience the hardships yet stubborn vibrancy at the heart of Europe during the Nazis' rise to power; his friendships with James Joyce and other luminaries; his quietly passionate devotion to the Frenchwoman who will become his lifelong companion; his secret work for the French Resistance and narrow escapes from the Gestapo; his flight from occupied Paris to the countryside; and the rubble of his life after liberation. And through it all we are witness to workings of a uniquely brilliant mind struggling to create a language that will express his experience of this shattered world. Here is a remarkable story of survival and determination, and a portrait of the extremes of human experience alchemized into timeless art"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 > Fiction.
Authors, Irish > 20th century > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > France > Paris > Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Biographical.
FICTION / Historical.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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