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A saint from Texas : a novel / Edmund White.

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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood FICTION White (Text) 36626104157995 2nd Floor New Adult In process -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC WHI (Text) 37323005488740 NEW-BKS Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial FIC WHITE, EDMUND (Text) 33946003634750 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 08/26/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781635572551
  • ISBN: 163557255X
  • Physical Description: 288 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020.

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"Yvette and Yvonne Crawford are twin sisters, born on a humble patch of East Texas prairie but bound for far grander fates. Just as an untold fortune of oil lies beneath their daddy's land, both girls harbor their own secrets and dreams-ones that will carry them far from Texas and from each other. As the decades unfold, Yvonne will ascend the highest ranks of Parisian society as Yvette gives herself to a lifetime of worship and service in the streets of Jericó, Colombia. And yet, even as they remake themselves in their radically different lives, the twins find that the bonds of family and the past are unbreakable. Spanning the 1950s to the recent past, Edmund White's marvelous novel serves up an immensely pleasurable epic of two Texas women as their lives traverse varied worlds: the swaggering opulence of the Dallas nouveau riche, the airless pretention of the Paris gratin, and the strict piety of a Colombian convent."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Twin sisters > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Families > Texas > Fiction.
Nuns > Fiction.
Lesbianism > Fiction.
Texas, East > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.

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