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The O'Briens free pdf "The O'Briens "is an unforgettable saga of love, loss, and change spanning half a century in the lives of a restless patriarch and his splendid, tragic, ambitious clan. In Joe O'Brien--backwoods boy, railroad magnate, brooding soul--Peter Behrens gives us a fiercely compelling man who exchanges isolation and poverty in the Canadian wilds for a share in the dazzling possibilities and consuming sorrows of the twentieth century. When Joe meets Iseult Wilkins in Venice-by-the-Sea, California, their courtship becomes the first movement in a symphony of the generations. "The O'Briens" is the story of a marriage and a family moving through the turbulence of history, told with epic precision and wondrous imagination.

About Peter Behrens

Peter Behrens is the author of "The Law of Dreams "(which received Canada's Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction and was published around the world to wide acclaim) and "Night Driving, " a collection of short stories. His stories and essays have appeared in many publications, including "The Atlantic "and "Tin House. "Honors he has received include a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University's Creative Writing Program.

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Author : Peter Behrens
Publisher : Anchor Books
Data Published : 12 March 2013
ISBN : 0307744388
EAN : 9780307744388
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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