Moon Tiger

byPenelope Lively

Paperback | October 1, 1997

Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively
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Winner of the Man Booker Prize and Shortlisted for the Golden Man Booker Prize

The elderly Claudia Hampton, a best-selling author of popular history; lies alone in a London hospital bed. Memories of her life still glow in her fading consciousness, but she imagines writing a history of the world. Instead, Moon Tiger is her own history, the life of a strong, independent woman, with its often contentious relations with family and friends. At its center -- forever frozen in time, the still point of her turning world -- is the cruelly truncated affair with Tom, a British tank commander whom Claudia knew as a reporter in Egypt during World War II.
Penelope Lively has written over 18 books for children, and over 15 titles for adults, distinguishing herself on both levels. Among the awards she has received are the coveted Booker Prize for the adult novel "Moon Tiger" (1987) and the Carnegie Medal for the highly acclaimed juvenile work, "The Ghost of Thomas Kempe&quo...
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Title:Moon TigerFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 8.2 X 5.54 X 0.59 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.2 X 5.54 X 0.59 inPublished:October 1, 1997Publisher:Grove PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0802135331

ISBN - 13:9780802135339

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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