Clair de Lune by Jetta Carleton
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With its atmospheric story of small-town dreams and romance, Clair de Lune weaves an irresistible spell of longing, hope, love, and nostalgia. A newly discovered novel by Jetta Carleton, Clair de Lune will delight the legions of readers who have treasured her first—and, until now, only—published novel, The Moonflower Vine. A book of unsurpassable literary fiction, Clair de Lune is sure to strike a chord with readers of Nancy Turner’s These Is My Words, Alice McDermott’s After This, and Audrey Niffenegger’s The Time Traveler’s Wife.
 

About Jetta Carleton

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Jetta Carleton (1913-1999) was born in Holden, Missouri, a town of roughly 500. After earning a Master's Degree at the University of Missouri, she worked as a schoolteacher, a radio copywriter in Kansas City, and for eight years as a television copywriter in New York City. She and her husband moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1990, and ran the small publishing house, Lightning Tree. She was the author of the New York Times bestseller The Moonflower Vine.
 
Published March 6, 2012 by Harper Perennial. 276 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Allen Liles, 25 and fresh out of university, takes up a job teaching English at a small-town college in Missouri, a hiatus, she hopes, before moving to New York to become a writer.

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Arriving nearly 50 years after her bestselling debut, The Moonflower Vine, Carleton’s (1913–1999) second novel is a witty and romantic portrait of a young Midwestern woman coming to grips with adulthood and the responsibilities that come with it.

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A book of unsurpassable literary fiction, Clair de Lune is sure to strike a chord with readers of Nancy Turner’s These Is My Words, Alice McDermott’s After This, and Audrey Niffenegger’s The Time Traveler’s Wife.

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