Five Quarters of the Orange: A Novel

Five Quarters of the Orange: A Novel

by Joanne Harris

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Overview

When Framboise Simon returns to a small village on the banks of the Loire, the locals do not recognize her as the daughter of the infamous woman they hold responsible for a tragedy during the German occupation years ago. But the past and present are inextricably entwined, particularly in a scrapbook of recipes and memories that Framboise has inherited from her mother. And soon Framboise will realize that the journal also contains the key to the tragedy that indelibly marked that summer of her ninth year. . . .

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061214608
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/02/2007
Series: P.S. Series
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 471,500
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Joanne Harris is the author of seven previous novels—Chocolat, Blackberry Wine, Five Quarters of the Orange, Coastliners, Holy Fools, Sleep, Pale Sister, and Gentlemen & Players; a short story collection, Jigs & Reels; and two cookbook/memoirs, My French Kitchen and The French Market. Half French and half British, she lives in England.

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