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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library WIN (Text) 33500013370481 New In transit -
McIntosh Public Library WIN (Text) 33500013370499 New Available -
Hallock Public Library WIN (Text) 35500006453508 New Checked out 05/27/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250776488
  • ISBN: 1250776481
  • Physical Description: 231 pages : genealogical tables ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2021.

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"A heart-wrenching first novel about the power of place and family ties, the weight of the stories we choose to tell, and the burden of those we hide. Frozen in grief after the loss of her son at sea, Edith Baines stares across the water at a schooner, under full sail yet motionless in the winter wind and surging tide of the Northern Reach. Edith seems to be hallucinating. Or is she? Edith's boat-watch opens The Northern Reach, set in the coastal town of Wellbridge, Maine, where townspeople squeeze a living from the perilous bay or scrape by on the largesse of the summer folk and whatever they can cobble together, salvage, or grab. At the center of town life is the Baines family, land-rich, cash-poor descendants of town founders, along with the ne'er-do-well Moody clan, the Martins of Skunk Pond, and the dirt farming, bootlegging Edgecombs. Over the course of the twentieth century, the families intersect, interact, and intermarry, grappling with secrets and prejudices that span generations, opening new wounds and reckoning with old ghosts. W. S. Winslow's The Northern Reach is a breathtaking debut about the complexity of family, the cultural legacy of place, and the people and experiences that shape us"-- Provided by publisher.
Author Notes

W. S. Winslow was born and raised in Maine but spent most of her working life in San Francisco and New York in corporate communications and marketing. A ninth-generation Mainer, she now spends most of the year in a small town Downeast. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in French from the University of Maine, and an MFA from NYU. Her fiction has been published in Yemassee Journal and Bird's Thumb. The Northern Reach is her first novel.

Subject: Maine > Fiction.
Maine
Genre: Historical fiction.
Fiction
Novels.

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