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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Algonquin Books
Publication date May 13, 2014
Pages 348
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781616203801
ISBN-10 1616203803
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.78 lbs.
Original list price $14.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: “Reading Lee Smith ranks among the great pleasures of American fiction . . . Gives evidence again of the grace and insight that distinguish her work.” --Robert Stone, author of Death of the Black-Haired Girl It’s 1936 when orphaned thirteen-year-old Evalina Toussaint is admitted to Highland Hospital, a mental institution in Asheville, North Carolina, known for its innovative treatments for nervous disorders and addictions. Taken under the wing of the hospital’s most notable patient, Zelda Fitzgerald, Evalina witnesses cascading events that lead up to the tragic fire of 1948 that killed nine women in a locked ward, Zelda among them. Author Lee Smith has created, through a seamless blending of fiction and fact, a mesmerizing novel about a world apart--in which art and madness are luminously intertwined.

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Hardcover
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Large print edition from Wheeler Pub Inc (February 26, 2014)
9781410466037 | details & prices | 523 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $33.99
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9781616202538 | details & prices | 337 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.36 lbs | List price $25.95
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Paperback
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Reprint edition from Algonquin Books (May 13, 2014)
9781616203801 | details & prices | 348 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.78 lbs | List price $14.95
About: “Reading Lee Smith ranks among the great pleasures of American fiction .

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