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Once upon a river

Elaine H. Brister

Once upon a river

a history of Pineville, Louisiana

by Elaine H. Brister

  • 37 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Claitor"s Pub. Division in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pineville (La.)
    • Subjects:
    • Pineville (La.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-215) and index.

      StatementElaine H. Brister.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF379.P56 B75 1968
      The Physical Object
      Pagination230 p. :
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5632902M
      LC Control Number68059098

      Once Upon a River is a glorious tapestry of a book that combines folklore and science, magic and myth. Suspenseful, romantic, and richly atmospheric, this is “a beguiling tale, full of twists and turns like the river at its heart, and just as rich and intriguing” (M.L. Stedman, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Light Between Oceans). To the ranks of memorable literary heroines add the name of Margo Crane, the protagonist of Bonnie Jo Campbell’s passionate new novel, Once Upon a ting the borderline between civilization and the harsh, dangerous natural world, it’s a story of a journey that begins with the search for a missing parent and ends in self-discovery.

        At once historical, fantastical and inherently magical, ONCE UPON A RIVER is an instant classic, an ode to magic, the power of storytelling and the strength of words. Do not miss this gorgeous, luscious tale of a miraculous girl and the town that learns to love her. An exquisitely crafted multi-layered historical mystery brimming with folklore, suspense and romance, as well as with the urgent scientific curiosity of the Darwinian age, Once Upon a River is as richly atmospheric as Setterfield’s bestseller The Thirteenth Tale.

        ONCE UPON A RIVER is a glorious tapestry of a book that combines folklore and science, magic and myth. Suspenseful, romantic and richly atmospheric, the beginning of this novel will sweep you away on a powerful current of storytelling, transporting you through worlds both real and imagined, to the triumphant conclusion whose depths will.   The author of Once Upon a River, American Salvage, and Mothers, Tell Your Daughters, she lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Editorial Reviews With all the fixings of a Johnny Cash song—love, loss, redemption—Campbell captures these Michiganders and their earthy, brutal paradise in tales rich with insight and well worth the : Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.


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Stedman, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Light Between Oceans).Released on: J   Once Upon a River is a hearty paean to the Thames and the people who live on or near it, whose stories never truly begin or end, but flow on for ever, to a dimly imagined sea. • Once Upon a.

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9 Weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Once Upon a River flashes back to Margo’s own teenage years in the late s, when she was forced to leave her home to forge a hardscrabble existence while sailing a canoe down the Stark River. When the novel opens, sixteen-year-old Margret Louise, who calls herself Margo and whose family nickname is Sprite, lives in a small Michigan town.

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Once Upon a River By Diane Setterfield Atria/Emily Bestler Books Published December 4, Diane Setterfield is the author of three novels. Her debut novel, Thirteenth Tale (), was adapted for television in for BBC2. Diane lives in Oxford by the Thame.

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