Foto dell'editore

A House by the River

Smith, Sid

Editore: Picador, 2004
ISBN 10: 033048124X / ISBN 13: 9780330481243
Usato / Quantità: 1
Da Nearfine Books (Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.)
Copie del libro da altre librerie
Mostra tutte le  copie di questo libro
Aggiungere al carrello
Prezzo: EUR 360,30
Convertire valuta
Spedizione: EUR 3,77
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Lista dei preferiti

Libro

Dati bibliografici


Titolo: A House by the River

Casa editrice: Picador

Data di pubblicazione: 2004

Condizione libro: very good

Descrizione:

Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9780330481243-3

Su questo libro:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads):
2,94 valutazione media
(18 valutazioni)

Riassunto: In the wild highlands of southern China, a tribe of fisher folk must venture daily on to a fearsome river. Into their world of struggle and superstition arrives a young couple, John and Grace Gerrard. Raised among the teeming streets of Hong Kong and Canton, they now confront a culture so alien that it challenges their love - and their lives. John is soon enthralled by the fisher folk, swept up by their dark gods and the invigorating dangers of the river. Meanwhile, Grace's missionary work only incites mistrust. Hoping to reconcile her Western religion with her Asian blood, she begins to develop an extraordinary theory...But her insights provoke a murderous conspiracy. Parted by their enemies and the unforgiving river, John and Grace must find each other across the mountains and rapids of China's secret heart.

L'autore: Sid Smith spent the first seven years of his working life in labouring jobs. Since then he has hitchhiked 9,000 miles around the US, acquired a pilot's licence for paragliders, and been married with full Shinto rites at a shrine in southern Japan. His first novel, Something Like A House, won the Whitbread First Novel Award and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. A House By The River is his second novel.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Info su libreria e pagamento

Metodi di pagamento

La libreria accetta i seguenti metodi di pagamento:

  • American Express
  • Carte Bleue
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

[Cercare nel catalogo della libreria]

[Tutti i libri della libreria]

[Fare una domanda alla libreria]

Libreria: Nearfine Books
Indirizzo: Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.

Libreria AbeBooks dal: 13 giugno 2014
Valutazione libreria: 4 stelle

Condizioni di vendita:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it is described on the Abebooks web sites. If
you are dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the
order has not arrived, you are eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery
date. If you have changed your mind about a book that you have ordered, please use the Ask
bookseller a question link to contact us and we will respond within 2 business days.


Condizioni di spedizione:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.


Descrizione libreria: Nearfine Books is a bookseller specialised in hard-to-find and out-of-print titles. We are based in London and New York.