Fortune's Rocks by Anita Shreve

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Everywhere hailed for its emotional intensity and unflagging narrative momentum, this magnificent novel transports us to the turn of the twentieth century, to the world of a prominent Boston family summering on the New Hampshire coast, and to the social orbit of a spirited young woman who falls into a passionate, illicit affair with an older man, with cataclysmic results.

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Anita Shreve is the acclaimed author of 16 previous novels, including Rescue, A Change in Altitude; Testimony; The Pilot's Wife, which was a selection of Oprah's Book Club; and The Weight of Water, which was a finalist for England's Orange prize. She lives in Massachusetts.
Published April 10, 2001 by Little, Brown and Company. 459 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Disgraced, the Biddeford family leaves Fortune’s Rocks for Boston, where Olympia discovers she is pregnant.

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Anita Shreve Biography Anita Shreve is the author of a number of novels, including Fortune’s Rocks, and several have been turned into films.

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