Wild and Distant Seas: A Novel
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10h 32m 0s
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9781696614191

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Tara Karr Roberts., Tara Karr Roberts|AUTHOR., & Natasha Soudek|READER. (2024). Wild and Distant Seas: A Novel . HighBridge.

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Tara Karr Roberts, Tara Karr Roberts|AUTHOR and Natasha Soudek|READER. 2024. Wild and Distant Seas: A Novel. HighBridge.

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Tara Karr Roberts, Tara Karr Roberts|AUTHOR and Natasha Soudek|READER. Wild and Distant Seas: A Novel HighBridge, 2024.

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Tara Karr Roberts, Tara Karr Roberts|AUTHOR, and Natasha Soudek|READER. Wild and Distant Seas: A Novel HighBridge, 2024.

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One night, an idealistic sailor appears on her doorstep asking her to call him Ishmael. He seeks only a warm bed and a bowl of chowder, and yet suddenly, unsettlingly, her careful illusion begins to fracture. He soon sails away with Ahab to hunt an infamous white whale, and Evangeline is left to forge a new life from the pieces that remain.

Her choices ripple through generations, across continents, and into the depths of the sea, in a narrative that follows Evangeline and her descendants from mid-nineteenth century Nantucket to Boston, Brazil, Florence, and Idaho. Moving, beautifully written, and elegantly conceived, “Wild and Distant Seas” takes “Moby-Dick” as its starting point, but Tara Karr Roberts brings four remarkable women to life in a spellbinding epic all her own.
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