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The still point
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Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, 2010.
Physical Desc:
307 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Status:
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FICTION Sackville, A.
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At the turn of the twentieth century, Arctic explorer Edward Mackley sets out to reach the North Pole and vanishes into the icy landscape without a trace. He leaves behind a young wife, Emily, who awaits his return for decades, her dreams and devotion gradually freezing into rigid widowhood.A hundred years later, on a sweltering mid-summer’s day, Edward’s great-grand-niece Julia moves through the old family house, attempting to impose some order on the clutter of inherited belongings and memories from that ill-fated expedition, and taking care to ignore the deepening cracks within her own marriage. But as afternoon turns into evening, Julia makes a discovery that splinters her long-held image of Edward and Emily’s romance.The Still Point slaloms through past, present, and future, with dreams revealing a universal simultaneity to the choices we must all make in the faces of love and passion. Long-listed for the Orange Prize, The Still Point is a powerful literary debut, masterfully told in the language of the heart.
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ISBN:
1582437092, 9781582437095

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"First published in the UK in 2010 by Portobello Books Ltd"--T.p. verso.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Sackville, A. (2010). The still point. Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Sackville, Amy, 1981-. 2010. The Still Point. Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sackville, Amy, 1981-, The Still Point. Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2010.

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Sackville, Amy. The Still Point. Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2010. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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