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The sea

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New York : Knopf, 2005.
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195 pages ; 22 cm.
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IL: UG - BL: 7.5 - AR Pts: 11
BOOKER PRIZE WINNER • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • An “extraordinary meditation on mortality, grief, death, childhood and memory" (USA Today) about a middle-aged Irishman who has gone back to the seaside to grieve the loss of his wife. 

In this luminous novel, John Banville introduces us to Max Morden, a middle-aged Irishman who has gone back to the seaside town where he spent his summer holidays as a child to cope with the recent loss of his wife. It is also a return to the place where he met the Graces, the well-heeled family with whom he experienced the strange suddenness of both love and death for the first time.
What Max comes to understand about the past, and about its indelible effects on him, is at the center of this elegiac, gorgeously written novel—among the finest we have had from this masterful writer.
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1st American ed.
0307263118 (alk. paper) :
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"Originally published in Great Britain by Picador, London, 2005"--T.p. verso.
Man Booker Prize, 2005.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Banville, J. (2005). The sea. 1st American ed. New York, Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Banville, John. 2005. The Sea. New York, Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Banville, John, The Sea. New York, Knopf, 2005.

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Banville, John. The Sea. 1st American ed. New York, Knopf, 2005.

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