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Olympia (Fortune's Rocks)
     

Olympia (Fortune's Rocks)

by Anita Shreve, Agustin Vergara (Translator)
 

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Publishers Weekly - Publishers Weekly
Originally published in 2000, this book had good precedents; Shreve snared Oprah with The Pilot's Wife and sold nearly 100,000 copies of The Weight of Water two titles that are also available in Spanish from this publisher. Shreve's new effort, the story of a young woman's quest for freedom in early 20th-century America, was chosen as one of PW's best novels of the year. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788408041818
Publisher:
Planeta Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Edition description:
Spanish-language Edition
Pages:
377
Product dimensions:
4.54(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

Anita Shreve is the acclaimed author of more than a dozen novels, including A Change in Altitude, Testimony; her best-known book, The Pilot’s Wife, which was a selection of Oprah’s Book Club; and The Weight of Water, which was a finalist for England’s Orange prize. Her book Resistance was turned into a movie with the same name. She is a writer who combines seemingly effortless prose with riveting storytelling.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New Hampshire; Massachusetts
Date of Birth:
1946
Education:
B.A., Tufts University
Website:
http://www.twbookmark.com/authors/41/239/index.html

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