The Road To Lichfield

April 30, 1999|
The Road To Lichfield by Lively, Penelope
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In The Road to Lichfield, Penelope Lively explores the nature of history and memory as it is embodied in the life of a forty-year-old woman, Anne Linton, who unexpectedly learns that her father had a mistress. With this new knowledge, Linton must now examine the realities of her own life - of her childhood, her husband - and ask, What do they really know of her? Deeply felt, beautifully controlled, The Road to Lichfield is a subtle exploration of memory and identity, of chance and consequence, of the intricate weave of generations across a past never fully known, a future never fully anticipated.
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:The Road To LichfieldFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 8.21 X 5.5 X 0.64 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.21 X 5.5 X 0.64 inPublished:30 avril 1999Publisher:Grove PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0802136257

ISBN - 13:9780802136251

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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