Outline : a novel
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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, ©2015.
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Central - Adult Large Type  1 available
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Format
Large Type
Physical Desc
281 pages (large print) ; 23
Language
English
ISBN
9781410478689, 1410478688

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A woman writer goes to Athens in the height of summer to teach a writing course. Though her own circumstances remain indistinct, she becomes the audience to a chain of narratives, as the people she meets tell her one after another the stories of their lives. Beginning with the neighbouring passenger on the flight out and his tales of fast boats and failed marriages, the storytellers talk of their loves and ambitions and pains, their anxieties, their perceptions and daily lives. In the stifling heat and noise of the city the sequence of voice begins to weave a complex human tapestry. The more they talk the more elliptical their listener becomes, as she shapes and directs their accounts until certain themes begin to emerge: the experience of loss, the nature of family life, the difficulty of intimacy and the mystery of creativity itself. Outline is a novel about writing and talking, about self-effacement and self-expression, about the desire to create and the human art of self-portraiture in which that desire finds its universal form.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cusk, R. (2015). Outline: a novel . Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Cusk, Rachel, 1967-. 2015. Outline: A Novel. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Cusk, Rachel, 1967-. Outline: A Novel Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cusk, Rachel. Outline: A Novel Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2015.

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