Servants of the Map

Servants of the Map

Large Print - 2002
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Blackwell North Amer
Ranging across two centuries, and from the western Himalaya to an Adirondack village, these stories and novellas travel the territories of yearning and awakening, of loss and unexpected discovery. A mapper of the highest mountain peaks realizes his true obsession. A young woman afire with scientific curiosity must come to terms with romantic fantasy. Brothers and sisters, torn apart at an early age, are beset by dreams of reunion. Throughout, Andrea Barrett's most characteristic theme - the happenings in that borderland between science and desire - unfolds in the diverse lives of unforgettable human beings.

Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, c2002
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9780786242108
Branch Call Number: LP FIC BAR
Characteristics: 389 p. :,ill., map ;,24 cm.


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Dec 06, 2007

Finalist of the 2003 Pulitzer prize for fiction.

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