The Lacuna

Author(s): Barbara Kingsolver

SECONDHAND BOOKS | Literary Fiction

Winner of the the Orange Prize for fiction 2010. The Lacuna is the story of a manic's search for safety in the grinding jaws of two nations, at a moment when the entire world seemed bent on reinventing itself at any cost. This is a gripping story of identity, connection with our past, and the power of words to create or devastate. Like no other novel yet written, it illuminates an era when bold internationalism gave way to a post-war landscape of narrowly defined 'Americanism'. Crossing two decades, from the vibrant revolutionary murals of Mexico City to the halls of a Congress bent on eradicating the colour red, The Lacuna is as deep and rich as the New World itself.

2009. A trade paperback copy in very good condition.

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Barbara Kingsolver was born in 1955 and grew up in eastern Kentucky. Her books include poetry, non-fiction and award-winning fiction, and in 1999 she was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for The Poisonwood Bible. She lives with her husband and daughter in southern Arizona and in the mountains of southern Appalachia.
 

General Fields

  • : 9780571252640
  • : Faber and Faber
  • : Faber and Faber
  • : November 2009
  • : 3.8 Centimeters X 15.3 Centimeters X 23.4 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Modern fiction
  • : 532
  • : 813/.54
  • : English
  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : Barbara Kingsolver