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Oscar & Lucinda

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Publisher:
Vintage Books,
Pub. Date:
1997.
Edition:
1st Vintage International ed.
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
1020L
Description
The Booker Prize-winning novel--now a major motion picture from Fox Searchlightnbsp;nbsp;Pictures. This sweeping, irrepressibly inventive novel, is a romance, but a romance of the sort that could only take place innbsp;nbsp;nineteenth-century Australia. For only on that sprawling continent--a haven for misfits of both the animal and human kingdoms--could a nervous Anglican minister who gambles on the instructions of the Divine become allied with a teenaged heiress who buys a glassworks to help liberate her sex. And only the prodigious imagination of Peter Carey could implicate Oscar and Lucinda in a narrative of love and commerce, religion and colonialism, that culminates in a half-mad expedition to transport a glass church across the Outback.
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ISBN:
9780679777502
Lexile measure:
1020L
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Grouping Title oscar lucinda
Grouping Author carey peter
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-25 04:17:40AM
Last Indexed 2018-12-13 04:41:57AM

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subject_facet Australia -- Fiction, Clergy -- Fiction, Gamblers -- Fiction, Glass manufacture -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Young women -- Fiction
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