The high mountains of Portugal : a novel

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New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2016].
First edition.
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332 pages ; 22 cm
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Fiction Martel, Y
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Oliver La Farge - Adult
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New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2016].
First edition.


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"Author of Life of Pi"--Jacket.
In Lisbon in 1904, a young man named Tomás discovers an old journal. It hints at the existence of an extraordinary artifact that -- if he can find it -- would redefine history. Traveling in one of Europe's earliest automobiles, he sets out in search of this strange treasure. Thirty-five years later, a Portuguese pathologist devoted to the murder mysteries of Agatha Christie finds himself at the center of a mystery of his own and drawn into the consequences of Tomás's quest. Fifty years on, a Canadian senator takes refuge in his ancestral village in northern Portugal, grieving the loss of his beloved wife. But he arrives with an unusual companion: a chimpanzee. And there the century-old quest will come to an unexpected conclusion.
An allegorical novel in three parts is set in the fictional High Mountains of seventeenth-century Portugal and beyond, where characters explore questions of loss and faith while on a quest, while tackling ghosts, and in the contemporary world.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Martel, Y. (2016). The high mountains of Portugal: a novel (First edition.). Spiegel & Grau.

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

Martel, Yann. 2016. The High Mountains of Portugal: A Novel. New York: Spiegel & Grau.

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

Martel, Yann. The High Mountains of Portugal: A Novel New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Martel, Yann. The High Mountains of Portugal: A Novel First edition., Spiegel & Grau, 2016.

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