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A country road, a tree : a novel / Jo Baker.

Baker, Jo, author. (Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown LPF BAKER (Text) 79361000097894 Large Print Fiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch LP FIC BAKER, JO (Text) 33946003084683 Large Print . 2nd Floor Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon LP F BAK (Text) 34330513041039 Adult - Large Print Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399567582 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0399567585 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 435 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Random House Large Print, [2016]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "From the best-selling author of Longbourn, a stunning new novel that follows an unnamed writer--Samuel Beckett--whose life and extraordinary literary gift are permanently shaped in the forge of war. 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.
Genre: Large type books.
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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