The sandcastle girls: a novel
(Playaway Audiobook)

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Solon, Ohio :
Format:
Playaway Audiobook
Edition:
Unabridged.
Physical Desc:
1 sound media player (approximately 11 hr.) : digital ; 8 x 5 cm. + earphones + AAA battery.
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Description
Over the course of his career, New York Times bestselling novelist Chris Bohjalian has taken readers on a spectacular array of journeys. Midwives brought us to an isolated Vermont farmhouse on an icy winters night and a home birth gone tragically wrong. The Double Bind perfectly conjured the Roaring Twenties on Long Islandand a young social workers descent into madness. And Skeletons at the Feast chronicled the last six months of World War Two in Poland and Germany with nail-biting authenticity. As The Washington Post Book World has noted, Bohjalian writes the sorts of books people stay awake all night to finish. In his fifteenth book, The Sandcastle Girls, he brings us on a very different kind of journey. This spellbinding tale travels between Aleppo, Syria, in 1915 and Bronxville, New York, in 2012a sweeping historical love story steeped in the authors Armenian heritage, making it his most personal novel to date. When Elizabeth Endicott arrives in Syria, she has a diploma from Mount Holyoke College, a crash course in nursing, and only the most basic grasp of the Armenian language. The First World War is spreading across Europe, and she has volunteered on behalf of the Boston-based Friends of Armenia to deliver food and medical aid to refugees of the Armenian genocide. There, Elizabeth becomes friendly with Armen, a young Armenian engineer who has already lost his wife and infant daughter. When Armen leaves Aleppo to join the British Army in Egypt, he begins to write Elizabeth letters, and comes to realize that he has fallen in love with the wealthy, young American woman who is so different from the wife he lost.Flash forward to the present, where we meet Laura Petrosian, a novelist living in suburban New York. Although her grandparents ornate Pelham home was affectionately nicknamed t
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781616376529, 161637652X

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General Note
Unabridged.
General Note
Title from Playaway label.
General Note
"HDAUDIO."
General Note
"Random House Audio"--Container.
General Note
Previously released by Random House, Inc., p2012.
General Note
Includes an afterword and interview with the author.
General Note
Issued on Playaway, a self-contained audiobook player.
General Note
Accompanying material may vary.
Participants/Performers
Read by Cassandra Campbell and Alison Fraser.
Description
Parallel stories of a woman who falls in love with an Armenian soldier during the Armenian Genocide and a modern-day New Yorker prompted to rediscover her Armenian past.
System Details
Requires headphones or earphones for use.
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Bohjalian, C., Campbell, C., & Fraser, A. The sandcastle girls: a novel. Unabridged. Solon, Ohio.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Bohjalian, Chris, 1962-, Cassandra. Campbell and Alison Fraser. The Sandcastle Girls: A Novel. Solon, Ohio.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Bohjalian, Chris, 1962-, Cassandra. Campbell and Alison Fraser, The Sandcastle Girls: A Novel. Solon, Ohio.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Bohjalian, Chris, Cassandra Campbell, and Alison Fraser. The Sandcastle Girls: A Novel. Unabridged. Solon, Ohio,

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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