Salt by Jeremy Page

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A family saga that explores the relationship between people and the landscape in which they live, Jeremy Page?s atmospheric and lyrical debut novel is revelatory in its use of language and is the work of a significant new writer. Salt tells of a German airman who falls from the sky in 1945 and lands in the middle of a salt marsh in England. Goose, a local woman, digs him up and brings him home. After staying for just nine months, he vanishes in a makeshift boat, leaving Goose behind with a newborn daughter, Lil. Taught to read the clouds by her mother, Lil?s childhood is curious and strange, but when she becomes the object of two brothers? desire, her life takes a tragic turn. Fifteen years later, it is Lil?s son, Pip, who attempts to make sense of his family?s intriguing history. Beguiled by the lovely Elsie who lives nearby, Pip grows up in the marsh like generations before him?but will their unfortunate past repeat itself?.


 

About Jeremy Page

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Jeremy Page. Salt is his first novel.
 
Published August 26, 2008 by Penguin Books. 336 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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The policies vis-à-vis the meat processing industry parallel those of the food processing industry in terms of ignoring the problems and preventing the government (because of the corporations’ control of the government) from doing the job we consumers need to have them do to protect health outbre...

May 05 2013 | Read Full Review of Salt

Examiner

Salt and Paper, by Janell Moon, Poet Laureate of Emeryville, CA, was published by RAW ArT PRESS Experimental Prose Series.The collection is a day by day exposition of a year in her life in which she examines the now and that future which has begun to show itself in her aging.

May 23 2012 | Read Full Review of Salt

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If you have not yet read Parts I, II, and III (the links are at the end of this review), then do so before you read this last segment of the review of SALT SUGAR FAT.

May 12 2013 | Read Full Review of Salt

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In a twenty-two page introduction you will learn everything about the harmful effects of too much salt in your diet and tips for purchasing, storing and growing herbs – Webb’s primary salt substitutes in the recipes.

Dec 04 2012 | Read Full Review of Salt

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Allison Jorgens, Read It With a Grain of Salt Part 3: How To Effectively Read Prepackaged Processed Food Labels This section includes one chapter that provides a summary of the 5 steps to reading food labels, with a focus on the product name, ingredient list, and nutrition facts.

May 14 2012 | Read Full Review of Salt

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