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Castle Nowhere Lake-Country Sketches

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ISBN-10: 0472030086

ISBN-13: 9780472030088

Edition: 2004

Authors: Constance Fenimore Woolson, Margot Livesey

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Castle Nowhere is Constance Woolson's collection of stories set for the most part in the Great Lakes, in particular northern Lake Michigan and Lake Huron near Detroit. Several themes inhabit Woolson's writing: an environmental consciousness and concern with landscapes; an awareness of the complexities of race; and an abidingly careful eye for the shallowness that sometimes accompanies wealth or social pretensions. She also had a unique perspective as a woman who pioneered the use of controversial subjects -- such as unrequited or misplaced passion -- and methods in fiction during a time that valorized domesticity. As Margot Livesey notes in her introduction, reading about thwarted love…    
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Book details

List price: $17.50
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 1/16/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Margot Livesey is the award-winning author of a story collection, Learning by Heart, and the novels Homework, Criminals, and The Missing World. Born in Scotland, she currently lives and teaches in the Boston area.

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