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The Shore: A Novel
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Sara Taylor. (2015). The Shore: A Novel. Crown/Archetype.

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Sara Taylor. 2015. The Shore: A Novel. Crown/Archetype.

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Sara Taylor. The Shore: A Novel. Crown/Archetype, 2015. Web.

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An ambitious debut novel set in an unforgettable place, introducing a powerful new voice in fiction

The Shore: a group of small islands in the Chesapeake Bay, just off the coast of Virginia. The Shore is clumps of evergreens, wild ponies, oyster-shell roads, tumble-down houses, unwanted pregnancies, murder, and dark magic in the marshes. Sanctuary to some but nightmare to others, it's a place that generations of families both wealthy and destitute have inhabited, fled, and returned to for hundreds of years. From a half-Shawnee Indian's bold choice to escape an abusive home only to find herself with a man who will one day try to kill her, to a brave young girl's determination to protect her younger sister as methamphetamine ravages their family, the characters in this remarkable novel have deep connections to the land, and a resilience that only the place they call home could create.

In an audacious imaginative feat of interconnecting narratives...
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An ambitious, Baileys prize-nominated debut set in an unforgettable place, introducing a powerful new voice in fiction

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Through a series of interconnecting narratives that recalls the work of David Mitchell and Jennifer Egan, Sara Taylor brings to life the small miracles and miseries of a community of outsiders, and the bonds of blood and fate that connect them all.
Spanning over a century, dreamlike and yet impossibly real, profound and playful, The Shore is a breathtakingly ambitious and accomplished work of fiction by a young writer of remarkable promise.
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