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Under the wide and starry sky : a novel / Nancy Horan

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Type de document
Books
Auteur
Horan, Nancy.
Adresse bibliographique
New York : Ballantine Books, [2013]

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Mention d'édition
First edition.
Description
474 pages ; 25 cm
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Résumé
"...tells the passionate love story of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson and his tempestous American wife, Fanny. At the age of thirty-five, Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne has left her philandering husband to set sail for Belgium--with her three children and nanny in tow--to study art. It is a chance for this adventurous woman to start over, to make a better life for all of them, and to pursue her own desires. Not long after her arrival, however, tragedy strikes, and Fanny and her children repair to a quiet artists' colony in France where she can recuperate. Emerging from a deep sorrow, she meets a lively Scot, Robert Louis Stevenson, ten years her junior, who falls instantly in love with the earthy, independent, and opinionated 'belle Americaine'"--Dust jacket flap.
Subjet
Stevenson, Fanny Van de Grift, 1840-1914 -- Fiction.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 -- Fiction.
Women artists -- Fiction.
Authors -- Fiction.
Genre/Forme
Biographical fiction.
Love stories.
Historical fiction.
ISBN
9780345516534 (hardback)
0345516532 (hardback)