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For the first time ever in trade paperback, Rosamunde Pilcher's beloved, #1 New York Times bestselling family saga—a captivating story of life and love.

An instant bestseller when it was first published in 1987, The Shell Seekers is an enduring classic which has touched the hearts of millions of readers worldwide.  A novel of connection, it is the story of one family, and of the passions and heartbreak that have held them together for three generations. It is filled with real people--mothers and daughters, husband and lovers--and inspired with real values.  Now for the first time in trade paperback, this magical novel—the kind of reading experience that comes along only once in a long while—is the perfect summer read, whether you are returning to it again, or opening the cover for the first time.

At the end of a long and useful life, Penelope Keeling's prized possession is The Shell Seekers, painted by her father, and symbolizing her unconventional life, from bohemian childhood to wartime romance. When her grown children learn their grandfather's work is now worth a fortune, each has an idea as to what Penelope should do. But as she recalls the passions, tragedies, and secrets of her life, she knows there is only one answer...and it lies in her heart.

Synopsis:

At the end of a long and useful life, Penelope Keeling's prized possession is The Shell Seekers, painted by her father, and symbolizing her unconventional life, from bohemian childhood to wartime romance. When her grown children learn their grandfather's work is now worth a fortune, each has an idea as to what Penelope should do. But as she recalls the passions, tragedies, and secrets of her life, she knows there is only one answer...and it lies in her heart.

About the Author

ROSAMUNDE PILCHER has had a long and distinguished career as a novelist and short-story writer, but it was her phenomenally successful novel The Shell Seekers that captured the hearts of all who read it and won her international recognition as one of the most-loved storytellers of our time.  The Shell Seekers was followed by September and then by Coming Home and Winter Solstice, which also became worldwide bestsellers.  She lives in Perthshire, Scotland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312010584
Author:
Pilcher, Rosamunde
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Large type books
Subject:
England
Subject:
Romance - Contemporary
Subject:
Love stories
Subject:
Grandmothers
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Family -- England -- Fiction.
Subject:
Grandmothers -- England -- Fiction.
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Sagas
Edition Number:
Large print ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Large Print:
Yes
Series Volume:
v. 6
Publication Date:
20150512
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
6.76 x 4.3 x 1.245 in

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At the end of a long and useful life, Penelope Keeling's prized possession is The Shell Seekers, painted by her father, and symbolizing her unconventional life, from bohemian childhood to wartime romance. When her grown children learn their grandfather's work is now worth a fortune, each has an idea as to what Penelope should do. But as she recalls the passions, tragedies, and secrets of her life, she knows there is only one answer...and it lies in her heart.

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