Master your Minecraft
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    What I'm Giving | December 4, 2014

    Fred Armisen: IMG Fred Armisen: What I'm Giving



    At Powell's, we feel the holidays are the perfect time to share our love of books with those close to us. For this special blog series, we reached... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$7.98
Sale Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
3 Beaverton Literature- A to Z

Divisadero

by

Divisadero Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

From the celebrated author of The English Patient and In the Skin of a Lion comes a remarkable new novel of intersecting lives that ranges across continents and time.

In the 1970s in northern California, near Gold Rush country, a father and his teenage daughters, Anna and Claire, work their farm with the help of Coop, an enigmatic young man who makes his home with them. Theirs is a makeshift family, until it is riven by an incident of violence — of both hand and heart — that sets fire to the rest of their lives.

Divisadero takes us from the city of San Francisco to the raucous backrooms of Nevada's casinos, and eventually to the landscape of south central France. It is here, outside a small rural village, that Anna becomes immersed in the life and the world of a writer from an earlier time — Lucien Segura. His compelling story, which has its beginnings at the turn of the century, circles around the raw truth of Anna's own life, the one she's left behind but can never truly leave. And as the narrative moves back and forth in time and place, we discover each of the characters managing to find some foothold in a present rough-hewn from the past.

Breathtakingly evoked and with unforgettable characters, Divisadero is a multi-layered novel about passion, loss, and the unshakable past, about the often discordant demands of family, love, and memory. It is Michael Ondaatje's most intimate and beautiful novel to date.

From the Hardcover edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780747589242
Author:
Ondaatje, Michael
Publisher:
PERSEUS DISTRIBUTION
Binding:
HARDCOVER

Other books you might like

  1. On Chesil Beach: A Novel
    Used Book Club Paperback $1.48
  2. Falling Man
    Used Trade Paper $4.95
  3. The Yiddish Policemen's Union: A Novel
    Used Book Club Paperback $2.50
  4. Thousand Splendid Suns Used Trade Paper $7.50
  5. After Dark
    New Mass Market $11.00
  6. The Story New Hardcover $18.75

Related Subjects

Children's » General
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Literature » Sale Books
Religion » Christianity » Pastoral Ministry and Church Leadership
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General

Divisadero Sale Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$7.98 In Stock
Product details pages PERSEUS DISTRIBUTION - English 9780747589242 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.