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The Lacuna

£4.99

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The Lacuna is the heartbreaking story of a man's search for safety of a man torn beween the warm heart of Mexico and the cold embrace of 1950s McCarthyite America.Born in the U.S. and reared in Mexico, Harrison Shepherd is a liability to his social-climbing flapper mother, Salome. Making himself useful in the household of the famed Mexican artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, and exiled Bolshevik leader Lev Trotsky, young Shepherd inadvertently casts his lot with art and revolution. A violent upheaval sends him north to a nation newly caught up in World War II. In the mountain city of Asheville, North Carolina he remakes himself in AmericaAEs hopeful image. But political winds continue to throw him between north and south, in a plot that turns many times on the unspeakable breach u the lacuna u between truth and public presumption.A gripping story of identity, loyalty and the devastating power of accusations to destroy innocent people. The Lacuna is as deep and rich as the New World. Fine copy. Pristine dust jacket. Edges slightly marked

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Author(s):
Barbara Kingsolver
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2009
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
057125263X
ISBN-13:
9780571252633
Number of pages:
507
Publisher:
Faber
Title:
The Lacuna

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The Lacuna is the heartbreaking story of a man's search for safety of a man torn beween the warm heart of Mexico and the cold embrace of 1950s McCarthyite America.Born in the U.S. and reared in Mexico, Harrison Shepherd is a liability to his social-climbing flapper mother, Salome. Making himself useful in the household of the famed Mexican artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, and exiled Bolshevik leader Lev Trotsky, young Shepherd inadvertently casts his lot with art and revolution. A violent upheaval sends him north to a nation newly caught up in World War II. In the mountain city of Asheville, North Carolina he remakes himself in AmericaAEs hopeful image. But political winds continue to throw him between north and south, in a plot that turns many times on the unspeakable breach u the lacuna u between truth and public presumption.A gripping story of identity, loyalty and the devastating power of accusations to destroy innocent people. The Lacuna is as deep and rich as the New World. Fine copy. Pristine dust jacket. Edges slightly marked

Added value:
Dust jacket not price clipped
Author(s):
Barbara Kingsolver
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2009
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
057125263X
ISBN-13:
9780571252633
Number of pages:
507
Publisher:
Faber
Title:
The Lacuna

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