Resistance: A Novel

Hardcover | April 1, 1995

byAnita Shreve

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This tale of impossible love--told with the same narrative grace and keen eye for human emotion that have distinguished all of Anita Shreve's cherished bestsellers--leads us into a harrowing world where forbidden passions have catastrophic consequences.
In a Nazi-occupied Belgian village, Claire Daussois, the wife of a resistance worker, shelters a wounded American bomber pilot in a secret attic hideaway. As she nurses him back to health, Claire is drawn into an affair that seems strong enough to conquer all--until the brutal realities of war intrude, shattering every idea she ever had about love, trust, and betrayal.

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During World War II, an injured American pilot is cared for in a safe house by a Belgian farm wife who is part of the local resistance, and together they discover passion, self-discovery, and sacrifice. 40,000 first printing.

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This tale of impossible love--told with the same narrative grace and keen eye for human emotion that have distinguished all of Anita Shreve's cherished bestsellers--leads us into a harrowing world where forbidden passions have catastrophic consequences. In a Nazi-occupied Belgian village, Claire Daussois, the wife of a resistance worke...

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As she has done in her novels Eden Close, Strange Fits of Passion, and Where or When, Anita Shreve once again leads readers into a harrowing world where lives are catastrophically overturned by emotion. Set in a Belgian village amid the wreckage of World War II, Resistance is a powerful exploration of passion, self-discovery, and sacri...

Anita Shreve is the author of the international bestseller "The Pilot's Wife", which was a selection of Oprah's Book Club, & of the acclaimed novels "Eden Close", "Strange Fits of Passion", "Where or When", "Resistance", "The Weight of Water", which was a finalist for the prestigious Orange Prize, &"Fortune's Rocks". She lives in New E...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.5 × 6.38 × 0.88 inPublished:April 1, 1995Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0316789992

ISBN - 13:9780316789998

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During World War II, an injured American pilot is cared for in a safe house by a Belgian farm wife who is part of the local resistance, and together they discover passion, self-discovery, and sacrifice. 40,000 first printing.