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The stars are fire : a novel / Anita Shreve.

The stars are fire : a novel / Anita Shreve.
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Date Barcode Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Reserve
2 May 2017 007179365 LP/SHRE
Large Print   Nowra . . On Loan . 13 Sep 2019
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Shelf Location LP/SHRE
Author Shreve, Anita
Title The stars are fire : volume a novel / Anita Shreve.
Publication Details New York Random House Large Print, 2017.
Format 336 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Notes A novel based on the true story of the largest fire in Maine's history follows the experiences of a pregnant woman who struggles to protect her two young children and watches her home burn while her husband joins the volunteer firefighters.
October 1947. After a summer long drought, fires break out all along the Maine coast and are soon racing out of control. Five months pregnant, Grace Holland is left alone to protect her two toddlers when her husband, Gene, joins the volunteer firefighters. Along with her best friend, Rosie, and Rosie's two young children, Grace watches helplessly as their houses burn to the ground, the flames finally forcing them all into the ocean as a last resort. Awaiting news of their husbands' fate, facing an uncertain future in a town that no longer exists, Grace discovers joys and triumphs she could never have expected her narrow life with Gene could contain.
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