6 edition of The Edge of the Earth found in the catalog.
The Edge of the Earth
May 12, 1986
by Ballantine Books
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Format||Mass Market Paperback|
the edge of the earth by Christina Schwarz ‧ RELEASE DATE: April 2, On a lighthouse off the northern California coast, a young woman discovers her husband’s true nature—and her own—in Schwarz’s latest thoughtful exploration of family ties (So Long at the Fair, , etc.). Christina Schwarz's exquisite The Edge of the Earth relates the story of Trudy Swann, who travels to a remote California lighthouse in the very late 's. As Trudy assists her not-particularly-likable husband Oskar with the operation of the lighthouse, she also begins teaching the local (rather incorrigible) children.
The Edge of the Earth A Novel (Book): Schwarz, Christina: "In , a woman forsakes the comfort of home and family for a love that takes her to a remote lighthouse on the wild coast of California. What she finds at the edge of the earth, hidden between the sea and the fog, will change her life irrevocably"--Dust jacket flap. But as is shown in his book, _On the Wing: To the Edge of the Earth with the Peregrine Falcon_ (Knopf), Tennant has an unstoppable and unrestrained curiosity. He has had his share of funny occurrences, dangerous moments, and inexplicable joys in the quest for following his falcons, a quest that was of minor research significance, relentless discomfort, and intermittent life-threatening peril.5/5(5).
"From the start, The Edge of the Earth enticed me into its strange and isolated world – the jagged-rocked landscape around a California lighthouse over a hundred years ago. The details of time and place are vivid, yet the dilemmas of Trudy’s new marriage certainly transcend this . Edge of the Earth A Novel (Book): Schwarz, Christina: From the author of Drowning Ruth, a haunting, atmospheric novel set at the closing of the frontier about a young wife who moves to a far-flung and forbidding lighthouse where she uncovers a life-changing secret. In , a woman forsakes the comfort of home and family for a love that takes her to a remote lighthouse on the wild coast of.
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Christine Schwartz's new novel, "The Edge of the Earth," is the story of a young couple and their friends, workmates, and lives revolving around duty caring for a lighthouse.
Because such work requires two shifts to keep the light burning for ships in the water below the island, thus creating the need for two families, whose workers live in codependency not always smooth and caring/5(). Edge of the Earth is a great title for this novel about the lives of those living in an inhospitable environment.
This was a fascinating tale about living life at a rugged and inaccessible lighthouse/5(). In "The Edge of the Earth," Christina Schwarz weaves a story around a remote island off the west coast in the very late s.
The inhabitants of the island are few but they are all connected. Even though there are very few people on the island, there is still an unknown entity there/5. The Edge of the Earth would have been in the Romance or Erotica aisles of a bookstore for those interested to browse. The digital world allows us to come across books we normally wouldn't even know existed, and that's exactly what happened when I searched for Adyghe among Kindle books/5(15).
The Edge of the Earth by Christina Schwarz - From the author of Drowning Ruth, a haunting, atmospheric novel set at the closing of the frontier about a young Released on: Ap The Edge of the Earth is not a light story, which may be hard for some people to deal with.
It might have triggers for some people. However, I thought that it was nice to Yes, I will follow Molly Joseph to The Edge of the Earth and anywhere else her stories take me.4/5. In short, The Edge of the Earth is a bold and original story that goes beyond self-discovery. About the Author Christina Schwarz is the author of five novels, including The Edge of the Earth and the Oprah Book Club selection Drowning Ruth/5().
About the book: Edge of the Earth is a storyteller's memoir. It takes the reader from Aunt Tassie's cider cellar, a couple miles down the road to the Woodstock Festival, on to the punishing waves of Hawaii's North Shore and to three of the four corners of the earth.
This book takes the reader into the adventures and incredible stories of endurance with these great historical figures. The personal insights of the personalities bring the reader into a different world in which a quest for fame included a willingness to risk it all and Cited by: 1.
In the spirit of bestselling adventure narratives In the Kingdom of Ice, In the Heart of the Sea, and The Lost City of Z, Pulitzer Prizewinning historian Edward J. Larson's To the Edges of the Earth brings to life the climax of the age of exploration: in the year expeditions to the Arctic, Antarctica, and Himalaya pushed human accomplishment to the extremes and/5.
Pulitzer Prize winner Larson (History and Law/Pepperdine Univ.; The Return of George Washington:, etc.) records the three most important expeditions during a highly significant year in polar exploration. The Gilded Age was a time of great wealth, and men and women wanted to prove they were more than just society figures sipping champagne.
The Edge of the Earth is skillful storytelling given welcome weight by the author's knowledge of lighthouse technology, tide-pool ecology, Native American ethnology and her narrator's proto-feminist psychology/5(4).
The Edge of the Earth Christina Schwarz. Atria, $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE. ADVERTISEMENT. MORE FROM PUBLISHERS WEEKLY. Summer Reads. a book indeed with an edge Christina Schwarz's exquisite The Edge of the Earth relates the story of Trudy Swann, who travels to a remote California lighthouse in the very late 's.
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The Elm at the Edge of the Earth - By Robert David Hale (not Beverly) The County home was actually the Genesse County Home (Just south of what is now Batavia, NY) In East Bethany - now the county home is Rolling Hills Asylum. Roy Krause in the Book was a real live person as /5. With this long awaited sequel, EDGE OF THE EARTH, CORNER OF THE SKY, Wolfe artistically pushes his craft to present his emotional vision of the Earth’s beauty.
Photographed on seven continents, nine years in the making, this stylish More than a decade has passed since acclaimed nature photographer Art Wolfe created his painterly world landscape portrait LIGHT ON THE LAND/5.
Click here to read reviewer Luan Gaines' take on The Edge of the Earth. Setting her story inSchwartz moves from cosmopolitan Milwaukee to the edge of the California coastline, an untamed, windswept landscape where a feisty young woman named Gertrude Swann--along with with her husband, Oskar--attends to the mechanisms of Point Lucia lighthouse.
The Edge of the Earth by Christina Schwarz is a book that I did enjoy. The characters are fleshed out very well with good descriptions that let us meet them but don't let us in on their secrets. We may suspect some secrets as the story progresses, but we won't really know what they are until they begin making themselves known in the last third /5(5).
*** National Outdoor Book Award WINNER! *** From the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, a "suspenseful" (WSJ) and "adrenaline-fueled" (Outside) entwined narrative of the most adventurous year of all time: in three daring expeditions–led by Ernest Shackleton, Robert Peary, and the dashing Duke of the Abruzzi–simultaneously raced to the top, bottom, and heights of the world.
From the author of Drowning Ruth, a haunting, atmospheric novel set at the closing of the frontier about a young wife who moves to a far-flung and forbidding lighthouse where she uncovers a life-changing secret. Ina woman forsakes the comfort of home and family for a /5(15).“The Edge of the Earth” wasn't a riveting, action-packed book, though the detailed descriptions of location and the lives of the characters keeps the reader interested.
I wasn't sure what to expect with this story since I wasn't much of a fan of Christina Schwartz's “Drowning Ruth”, and though I /5(70).