The stars are fire: A Novel
|Grouped Work ID||9b990df8-70dd-ec0d-ee9b-395404977d66|
|Grouping Title||stars are fire|
|Grouping Author||shreve anita|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-03-31 02:24:59AM|
|Last Indexed||2020-03-31 03:27:23AM|
|auth_author2||Freeman, Suzanne Elise,|
|author2-role||Freeman, Suzanne Elise,narrator.|
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Valley Hi-North Laguna
|display_description||"In October, 1947, after a summer-long drought, fires began near Bar Harbor and raced along the coast of Maine, ravaging two hundred thousand acres--the largest fire in Maine's history. In the southern part of the state, people were forced into the sea to escape the flames. Five months pregnant, Grace Holland is left alone to protect her two toddlers when her husband Gene joins the volunteers fighting to bring the fire under control. Along with her best friend, Rosie, and Rosie's two young children, the women watch in horror as their houses go up in flames, then walk into the ocean as a last resort. They spend the night frantically trying to save their children. When dawn comes, they have miraculously survived, but their lives are forever changed: homeless, penniless, and left to face an uncertain future in a town that no longer exists. As Grace awaits news of her husband's fate, she is thrust into a new world in which she must make a life on her own, beginning with absolutely nothing--she must find work, a home, a way to provide for her children. In the midst of devastating loss, Grace discovers glorious new freedoms--joys and triumphs she could never have expected her narrow life with Gene could contain--and her spirit soars. And then the unthinkable happens, and Grace's bravery is tested as never before"--|
|itype_catalog||Adu CD/Spoken Word|
Adu Large Print
FOL ADULT CD/SPOKEN WORD
|local_callnumber_catalog||CD FICTION Shreve, A.|
FICTION Shreve, A.
LARGE PRINT FICTION Shreve, A.
|owning_library_catalog||Sacramento Public Library|
Martin Luther King Jr.
Valley Hi-North Laguna
Forest fires -- Maine -- History
Great Fire, Maine, 1947 -- Fiction
Large type books
Life change events -- Fiction
Single mothers -- Fiction
|title_display||The stars are fire : a novel|
|title_full||The Stars Are Fire A Novel|
The stars are fire : a novel / Anita Shreve
The stars are fire [text (large print)] : a novel / Anita Shreve
|title_short||The stars are fire|
Great Fire, Maine, 1947
Life change events