Author:"Bohjalian, Chris"


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Before You Know Kindness

By: "Bohjalian, Chris"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781400031658

ISBN: 1400031656

Condition: GOOD

Chris Bohjalian, bestselling author of Midwives, presents his most ambitious and multi-layered novel to date--examining wildly divisive issues in today's America with his trademark emotional heft and spellbinding storytelling skill.On a balmy July night in New Hampshire a shot rings out in a garden, and a man falls to the ground, terribly wounded. The wounded man is Spencer McCullough, the shot that hit him was fired-accidentally?-by his adolescent daughter Charlotte. With this shattering moment of violence, Chris Bohjalian launches the best kind of literate page-turner: suspenseful, wryly fun... View more info

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The Light in the Ruins (Vintage Contemporaries)

By: "Bohjalian, Chris"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780307743923

ISBN: 0307743926

Condition: GOOD

From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Midwives" and "The Sandcastle Girls" comes a spellbinding novel of love, despair, and revenge--set in war-ravaged Tuscany. 1943: Tucked away in the idyllic hills south of Florence, the Rosatis, an Italian family of noble lineage, believe that the walls of their ancient villa will keep them safe from the war raging across Europe. Eighteen-year-old Cristina spends her days swimming in the pool, playing with her young niece and nephew, and wandering aimlessly amid the estate's gardens and olive groves. But when two soldiers, a German and an It... View more info

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The Double Bind (Vintage Contemporaries)

By: "Bohjalian, Chris"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9781400031665

ISBN: 1400031664

Condition: GOOD

When Laurel Estabrook is attacked while riding her bicycle through Vermont's back roads, her life is forever changed. Formerly outgoing, Laurel withdraws into her photography, spending all her free time at a homeless shelter. There she meets Bobbie Crocker, a man with a history of mental illness and a box of photographs that he won't let anyone see. When Bobbie dies, Laurel discovers a deeply hidden secret-a story that leads her far from her old life, and into a cat-and-mouse game with pursuers who claim they want to save her. In a tale that travels between the Roaring Twenties and the twenty-... View more info

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Water Witches

By: "Bohjalian, Chris"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Touchstone:

Seller ID: 9780684826127

ISBN: 0684826127

Condition: GOOD

Set in the Vermont countryside, "Water Witches" is a tale of the clash between progress and tradition, science and magic. In the midst of a nightmarish New England drought, cynical ski industry lobbyist Scottie Winston is trying to get a large ski resort the permits it needs to tap already beleaguered rivers for snow. His wife, his little girl, and his sister-in-law -- dowsers or "water witches" all -- hope to stop him, however, in this gentle, comic, life-affirming novel. View more info

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By: "Bohjalian, Chris"

Price: $3.25


Seller ID: 9780375706776

ISBN: 0375706771

Condition: very good

"Superbly crafted and astonishingly powerful. . . . It will thrill readers who cherish their worn copies of "To Kill A Mockingbird."" --People With a suspense, lyricism, and moral complexity that recall To Kill a Mockingbird and Presumed Innocent, this compulsively readable novel explores what happens when a woman who has devoted herself to ushering life into the world finds herself charged with responsibility in a patient's tragic death. The time is 1981, and Sibyl Danforth has been a dedicated midwife in the rural community of Reddington, Vermont, for fifteen years. But one treachero... View more info