The Great Alone: A Novel

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• Author :Kristin Hannah
• Pages :
435 Sheets
• File Size :
8000 KB
• ASIN :B06Y5WRS2C
• Release :
February 6, 2018
• Publisher :
St. Martin’s Press

⊕ Plot Summary : “In Kristin Hannah’s the good Alone, a desperate family seeks a replacement starting within the near-isolated geographical area of American state solely to seek out that their unpredictable setting is a smaller amount threatening than the erratic behavior found in attribute.

#1 the big apple Times Instant Bestseller (February 2018)
A People “Book of the Week”
Buzzfeed’s “Most Anticipated Women’s Fiction Reads of 2018”
Seattle Times’s “Books to seem Forward to in 2018”

Alaska, 1974. Ernt Allbright came home from the war a modified and volatile man. once he loses one more job, he makes the impulsive call to maneuver his spouse and girl north wherever they’ll live off the grid in America’s last true frontier.Cora can do something for the person she loves, notwithstanding suggests that following him into the unknown. Thirteen-year-old Leni, caught within the riptide of her parents’ ardent, stormy relationship, has very little selection however to travel on, daring to hope this new land guarantees her family a higher future.

In a wild, remote corner of American state, the Allbrights realize a ferociously freelance community of sturdy men and even stronger ladies. The long, sunstruck days and also the generosity of the locals structure for the newcomers’ lack of preparation and dwindling resources.

But as winter approaches and darkness descends, Ernt’s fragile status deteriorates. presently the perils outside pale compared to threats from among. In their tiny cabin, lined in snow, blanketed in eighteen hours of night, Leni and her mother learn the terrible truth: they’re on their own.

In Kristin Hannah’s the nice Alone, a broken vet named Ernt Allbright returns from Vietnam and moves his family to the wilds of American state to start out their lives afresh. at first it is a welcome amendment, however as winter approaches, and Ernt’s condition deteriorates, his married woman associate degreed female offspring notice themselves in an more and more precarious position. Leni and Cora area unit the guts of what’s the maximum amount a mother-daughter romance because it could be a sterilizer of a page-turner. along they reckon not solely with the weather, however with some unhealthy selections, born from the stubborn religion that Ernt can somehow be fixed up to the person he was before the war. It’s a testament to Hannah’s compassionate storytelling that you’ll be distressed to decision him a villain; Ernt really shares identical mythical being heel because the remainder of the Allbright clan: they are doing not skills to enkindle, or receive, facilitate (so a lot of thus, you simply need to shake them). as luck would have it the cavalry comes anyway, as well as a squatter named “Large Marge” United Nations agency doesn’t suffer fools (or domestic abusers). The muse of the nice Alone is clearly Alaska–in all its undomesticated, spectacularly stunning, dangerous glory. It provides the right scene for associate degree equally dramatic tale, one that feels remarkably current for the Nineteen Seventies setting. however Hannah’s latest additionally harkens to her mega bestselling The Nightingale: it highlights the heroics of everyday individuals, particularly girls. And it’s simply a damn sensible browse. –Erin Kodicek, Amazon review article
From college Library Journal
Set in 1974 American state, this sweeping tale follows a woman dealing with the hazards of violence. tho’ ill-prepared for the acute and harsh conditions, 13-year-old Leni and her oldsters, Ernt and Cora, have to be compelled to learn the way to survive within the unforgiving wild of their new home on the Kenai land. With the assistance of the small-knit community of lovely fellow homesteaders, the Allbrights manage to simply barely keep afloat. But Ernt, United Nations agency has ne’er recovered from the trauma of fighting within the Vietnam, struggles with the isolation and also the endlessly dark days of winter. Leni grows up witnessing her father (who is more and more unable to regulate his psychosis and jealousy) abuse her beloved mother. Leni’s greatest comfort and escape is her classmate and neighbor Matthew. Over the years, their relationship evolves into a out romance. Hannah highlights, with vivid description, the natural dangers of American state close against incompatible violence. finding of fact offer to teens United Nations agency worshipped the author’s The Nightingale and to fans of Jodi Picoult.—Tara Kehoe, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Charlotte, NC
Review
Movingly written and planned with the ability of Greek tragedy. you will keep turning the pages till the last painful sob — Daily Mail on The Nightingale superbly written . . . packed with action and feeling — Sara Gruen, bestselling author of Water for Elephants on The Nightingale nice characters, nice plots, nice emotions, United Nations agency might enkindle additional during a novel?’ — Isabel Allende on The Nightingale I did not simply love this book, I became captivated with it [. . .] I might neither breathe nor move till I have to be compelled to the top. i am undecided a book has ever created ME thus furious, thus excited more or less desolate, typically within the course of identical chapter. The characters were blemished and vulnerable, robust and naive, and Hannah has delivered a masterclass altogether the various ways in which love will each save America and destroy America. She is associate degree completely lyrical author [. . . ] she dead captures and evokes the impressiveness and splendid isolation of American state and it feels a privilege to own journeyed there together with her. this can be a story which will stick with ME for an extended, long time. — Karenic Swan, Sunday Times bestselling author.”


⊗ Author Profile

“Kristin Hannah spent her childhood in Washington State. After studying law, she worked in advertising and then devoted herself to writing novel. His first book, Golden Nuggets, appeared in the United States in 1991 and four years later in France. Of the dozens of novels she has written, nearly half have been translated into French, such as Back to Summer Island, Between Sisters or The Magic of Happiness, all published in the Presses de la Cité.

She has won numerous awards including Golden Heart, Maggie and the National 1996 Reader’s Choice. Kristin Hannah lives in the North West Pacific today with her husband and son.

Kristin Hannah could be a ny Times bestselling author. She could be a former professional turned author and is that the mother of 1 son. She and her husband sleep in the geographical region close to point of entry, and Hawaii. Her initial novel revealed within the Britain, Night Road, was one in every of eight books hand-picked for the UK’s 2011 TV Book Club Summer browse, and her novel The Nightingale was a replacement House of York Times most wanted bestseller, merchandising virtually 3 million copies worldwide.”


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