The Sisters from Hardscrabble Bay : Fiction
by Beverly Jensen


Overview - Published posthumously through the efforts of Beverly Jensen's many supporters, this widely acclaimed novel-in-stories offers a richly textured portrait of a bygone era. In 1916, Idella and Avis Hillock live on the edge of a chilly bluff in New Brunswick-a barren world of potato farms and lobster traps, rough men, hard work, and baffling beauty.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Published posthumously through the efforts of Beverly Jensen's many supporters, this widely acclaimed novel-in-stories offers a richly textured portrait of a bygone era. In 1916, Idella and Avis Hillock live on the edge of a chilly bluff in New Brunswick-a barren world of potato farms and lobster traps, rough men, hard work, and baffling beauty. From "Gone," the heartbreaking account of the crisis that changed their lives forever, through "Wake," a darkly comic saga of funeral plans gone awry, The Sisters from Hardscrabble Bay beautifully charts the trajectory of the Hillocks' divergent lives against the background of a lost slice of Americana.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780143119296
  • ISBN-10: 014311929X
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: August 2011
  • Page Count: 320
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.35 x 5.56 x 0.69 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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