Record Details

Catalog Search

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler F OLS (Text) 34044000962942 Adult Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW OLS (Text) 70743000166117 Adult Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC OLS (Text) 37323005360097 NEW-BKS Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle F OLSS (Text) 39231033472446 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501193132
  • ISBN: 1501193139
  • Physical Description: 258 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"In this spellbinding and poignant historical novel--perfect for fans of All the Light We Cannot See and The Flamethrowers--a Swedish glassmaker and a fiercely independent Australian journalist are thrown together amidst the turmoil of the 1960s and the dawning of a new modern era. 1965: As the United States becomes further embroiled in the Vietnam War, the ripple effects are far-reaching--even to the other side of the world. In Australia, a national military draft has been announced and Pearl Keogh, a headstrong and ambitious newspaper reporter, has put her job in jeopardy to become involved in the anti-war movement. Desperate to locate her two runaway brothers before they're called to serve, Pearl is also hiding a secret shame--the guilt she feels fornot doing more for her younger siblings after their mother's untimely death. Newly arrived from Sweden, Axel Lindquist is set to work as a sculptor on the besieged Sydney Opera House. After a childhood in Europe, where the shadow of WWII loomed large, heseeks to reinvent himself in this utterly foreign landscape, and finds artistic inspiration--and salvation--in the monument to modernity that is being constructed on Sydney's Harbor. But as the nation hurtles towards yet another war, Jørn Utzon, the Opera House's controversial architect, is nowhere to be found--and Axel fears that the past he has tried to outrun may be catching up with him. As the seas of change swirl around them, Pearl and Axel's lives orbit each other and collide in this sweeping novel of art and culture, love and destiny"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women journalists > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Sculptors > Fiction.
Sydney (N.S.W.) > Fiction.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Historical.
FICTION / Family Life.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.

Additional Resources