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BOOK OF THE MONTH
MY LIFE IN FULL
Indra K. Nooyi
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An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo

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Nightwoods
Charles Frazier

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : May 24, 2012
Imprint : Sceptre
Page Extent : 336
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781444731286
Price : 520

About the book
The main lesson Luce had learned was that you couldn't count on anybody. In the lonesome beauty of the forest, across the far shore of the mountain lake from town, Luce acts as caretaker to an empty, decaying Lodge, a relic of holidaymakers a century before. Her days are long and peaceful, her nights filled with Nashville radio and yellow lights shimmering on the black water. A solitary life, and the perfect escape. Until the stranger children come. Bringing fire. And murder. And love.

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'A poetic account of hardship, violence and longing. . . above all a sustained flight of the imagination'>
'A romance of love, of friendship, of family, of land. Frazier has inhaled the spirit of the age and breathes it into the reader's being'>

'Frazier is a timeless master magician who renders the texture of the landscape, emotion and history all excruciatingly real'

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'Its narrative has a thoroughly human scale and informs just as much as it moves and entertains'

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'What makes it so appealing is the voice of Will Cooper, which is potent, wry, insightful and utterly convincing . . . as rich a fiction as it is an eventful one.'

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Charles Frazier
Charles Frazier lives in North Carolina, where this novel is set, and where he and his wife have been developing a horse farm for the last five years. He has taught in universities, written travel bo...(+)
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