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The stars are fire : a novel / Anita Shreve.

Shreve, Anita, (author.).
Book Book (2017.)
Description: 241 pages ; 25 cm
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
27 of 59 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
4 of 9 copies available at Beverly Public Library. (Show preferred library)
5 current holds with 59 total copies.
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Beverly Bookmobile Adult Fiction Fiction/ Shreve (Text to Phone) Checked out 12/27/2017
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Beverly Main NEW Fiction/ Shreve (Text to Phone) Checked out 12/18/2017
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Beverly Main NEW Fiction/ Shreve (Text to Phone) Checked out 12/12/2017
Beverly Main NEW Fiction/ Shreve (Text to Phone) Checked out 12/27/2017
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Beverly Main NEW Fiction/ Shreve (Text to Phone) Checked out 11/29/2017
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  • ISBN: 0385350902 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780385350907 (hardcover)
  • Edition: First edition.
General Note: "This is a Borzoi Book" -- t.p. verso.
Summary: A novel based on the true story of the largest fire in Maine's history follows the experiences of a pregnant woman who struggles to protect her two young children and watches her home burn while her husband joins the volunteer firefighters.
October 1947. After a summer long drought, fires break out all along the Maine coast and are soon racing out of control. Five months pregnant, Grace Holland is left alone to protect her two toddlers when her husband, Gene, joins the volunteer firefighters. Along with her best friend, Rosie, and Rosie's two young children, Grace watches helplessly as their houses burn to the ground, the flames finally forcing them all into the ocean as a last resort. Awaiting news of their husbands' fate, facing an uncertain future in a town that no longer exists, Grace discovers joys and triumphs she could never have expected her narrow life with Gene could contain.

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Shreve, Anita. "The stars are fire : a novel." New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.

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