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Sun at midnight - Signed copy

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Product description

Published in 2004. 

With dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page, with label to that effect on the front of the jacket. A slightly cocked copy.

An epic love story and adventure set against the harsh, beautiful background of Antarctica. Alice Peel is a geologist. She believes in observation and proof. But now she stands alone on the deck of a rickety Chilean ship as a stark landscape reveals itself. Instead of the familiar measurable world, everything that lies ahead of her is unknown and unpredictable. Six weeks earlier her life was comfortably unfolding in an Oxford summer. Then, with her relationship suddenly in pieces, she accepted an invitation to join a group working at the end of the earth: Antarctica. James Rooker is a man on the run. He's been running since his childhood in New Zealand. Now, there is nowhere further to go. He has taken a job working on the same small Antarctic research station. Alice discovers an ice-blue and silver world, lit by sunlight. Nothing has prepared her for the beauty of it, or the claustrophobia of a tiny base shared with eight men and one other woman. The isolation wipes out everyone's past, and tension crackles in the air. But there is a jolt of recognition between Alice and Rooker that is like nothing she has ever known. And it is in Antartica that she discovers something else that will change her life forever, if she survives.

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Signed by author on title page
Author(s):
Rosie Thomas
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
240x159x40
EAN-13:
9780007173518
Edition:
1st printing
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0007173512
ISBN-13:
9780007173518
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
471
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Title:
Sun at midnight

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Published in 2004. 

With dust jacket. Signed by the author on the title page, with label to that effect on the front of the jacket. A slightly cocked copy.

An epic love story and adventure set against the harsh, beautiful background of Antarctica. Alice Peel is a geologist. She believes in observation and proof. But now she stands alone on the deck of a rickety Chilean ship as a stark landscape reveals itself. Instead of the familiar measurable world, everything that lies ahead of her is unknown and unpredictable. Six weeks earlier her life was comfortably unfolding in an Oxford summer. Then, with her relationship suddenly in pieces, she accepted an invitation to join a group working at the end of the earth: Antarctica. James Rooker is a man on the run. He's been running since his childhood in New Zealand. Now, there is nowhere further to go. He has taken a job working on the same small Antarctic research station. Alice discovers an ice-blue and silver world, lit by sunlight. Nothing has prepared her for the beauty of it, or the claustrophobia of a tiny base shared with eight men and one other woman. The isolation wipes out everyone's past, and tension crackles in the air. But there is a jolt of recognition between Alice and Rooker that is like nothing she has ever known. And it is in Antartica that she discovers something else that will change her life forever, if she survives.

PLU:
0
Added value:
Signed by author on title page
Author(s):
Rosie Thomas
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
240x159x40
EAN-13:
9780007173518
Edition:
1st printing
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0007173512
ISBN-13:
9780007173518
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
471
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Title:
Sun at midnight

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