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When the world was steady : a novel / Claire Messud.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Whiting PL - Whiting FIC MES (Text) 51735011862280 Adult department Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780393355093
  • ISBN: 0393355098
  • Physical Description: 349 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2017.

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Includes a reader's guide.
Summary, etc.:
In this highly acclaimed novel, life isn't all Emmy and Virginia Simpson anticipated. When Emmy's marriage to an Australian man ends, she flees her home in Sydney to "find herself" on the island of Bali--only to become embroiled with a crew of international misfits and smugglers. Her prim and pious sister, Virginia, meanwhile, has never wandered far outside of London. Struggling to find meaning, she follows her aging mother's advice to vacation on the Isle of Skye. On these two islands halfway around the world, the middle-aged sisters confront the costs of self-knowledge and their destinies with unexpected consequences.
Subject: Self-actualization (Psychology) in women > Fiction.
Self-realization in women > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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