AstrayUnknown - 2013
The fascinating characters that roam across the pages of Emma Donoghue's stories have all gone astray: they are emigrants, runaways, drifters, lovers old and new. They are goldminers and counterfeiters, attorneys, and slaves. They cross other borders too: those of race, law, sex, and sanity. They travel for love or money, incognito or under duress. With rich historical detail, the celebrated author of Room takes us from puritan Massachusetts to revolutionary New Jersey, antebellum Louisiana to the Toronto highway, lighting up four centuries of wanderings that have profound echoes in the present. Astray offers us a surprising and moving history for restless times.
Publisher: [United States] : Hachette Book Group : Made available through hoopla, 2013
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: streaming audio file (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.)) : digital
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