Dawn on a Distant Shore (Wilderness)

Donati, Sara

Published by Bantam
ISBN 10: 0553107488 / ISBN 13: 9780553107487
Used / Hardcover / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

0553107488 In NEW, unread book in excellent condition. No nicks or tears on dust jacket that has clean, straight edges. MoNeY Back Guarantee!. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
4.19 avg rating
(13,060 ratings)

Synopsis: Sara Donati's debut novel, Into the Wilderness, was hailed as "epic in scope, emotionally intense...an enrapturing, grand adventure" (BookPage)  and "a captivating saga...definitely the romance of the year when it comes to transcending genre boundaries" (Booklist). Author Diana Gabaldon called it "one of those rare stories that let you breathe the air of another time, and leave your footprints on the snow of a wild, strange place." Now, in her second novel, this award-winning master storyteller once again blends fact and fiction, and re-creates her beloved characters from Into the Wilderness in an eloquent, enthralling tale of romance and adventure.

Elizabeth and Nathaniel Bonner have settled into their life together at the edge of the New-York wilderness in the winter of 1794 when Elizabeth gives birth to healthy twins. But soon the events in Canada draw Nathaniel far away from his new family. Word has reached them that Nathaniel's father has been arrested by crown officials in British Canada. Nathaniel reluctantly leaves Hidden Wolf Mountain to set out for the distant city, determined to see his father freed. Instead Nathaniel is imprisoned and finds himself in imminent danger of being hanged as an American spy.

In a desperate bid to save her husband, Elizabeth bundles her infants and sets out on the long trek to Montreal. Accompanied by her stepdaughter, Hannah, their wise friend Curiosity Freeman, and Runs-from-Bears, a Mohawk warrior and lifelong friend of Nathaniel's, Elizabeth journeys through the snowy wilderness and across treacherous waterways. But she soon discovers that freeing Nathaniel will take every ounce of her courage and inventiveness. It is a struggle that threatens her with the loss of what she loves most: her children.

Torn apart, the Bonners must embark on yet another perilous voyage...this time all the way across the ocean to the heart of Scotland, where a wealthy earl claims kinship with Nathaniel's father, Hawkeye. In his heart, the Mahican tribe of Hawkeye's youth is the truest kin he will ever know, just as Nathaniel will always remain loyal to the Mohawk nation. But with this journey a whole new world opens up to Nathaniel and Elizabeth--and a destiny they could never have imagined awaits them....

A sweeping epic of romance and adventure, Dawn on a Distant Shore establishes Sara Donati as one of today's most gifted storytellers. With well-drawn characters and an evocative love story that is intricately woven into the rich history of our nation's past, this extraordinary novel will enthrall readers like few others--and sweep them away to a whole other time and place.
A sweeping epic of romance and adventure, Dawn on a Distant Shore establishes Sara Donati as one of today's most gifted storytellers. With well-drawn characters and an evocative love story that is intricately woven into the history of our nation's past, this extraordinary novel will enthrall readers like few others--and sweep them away to a whole other time and place. -->

Review: Sara Donati's novel Dawn on a Distant Shore picks up soon after the conclusion of her prior book, Into the Wilderness. In the winter of 1794, on the edge of the New York wilderness, Elizabeth and Nathaniel Bonner have settled into the comforts of domestic bliss. Typically, however, adventure seeks these two out. Alone but for her stepdaughter Hannah, Elizabeth gives birth to twins, while Nathaniel and his father Hawkeye are imprisoned in Montreal. Determined to help her men, Elizabeth packs up the children and sets off to free them. Liberty does not bring relief to the Bonner clan, however, as sinister forces conspire to pirate them to Scotland and embroil them in a complex family feud.

History and adventure are slathered on thickly throughout this epic tale. Donati's talent for dialect and detail bring the large cast of characters to life, though the steady pace of dramatic catastrophe is somewhat exhausting. Will our heroes never get a break? Fans of Donati's earlier work will enjoy seeing the familiar characters, but new readers would benefit by reading the books in the series in order. --Nancy R.E. O'Brien

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Dawn on a Distant Shore (Wilderness)
Publisher: Bantam
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: New

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Sara Donati
Published by Random House Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 0553107488 ISBN 13: 9780553107487
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
ThriftBooks
(Auburn, WA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Publishing Group. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0553107488I5N00

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 4.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Sara Donati
Published by Random House Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 0553107488 ISBN 13: 9780553107487
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Blue Cloud Books
(Phoenix, AZ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Publishing Group. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Cover Missing. This book has a light amount of wear to the pages, cover and binding. Bookseller Inventory # G0553107488I3N01

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 4.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Sara Donati
Published by Random House Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 0553107488 ISBN 13: 9780553107487
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Blue Cloud Books
(Phoenix, AZ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Publishing Group. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Cover Missing. Bookseller Inventory # G0553107488I5N01

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 4.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Sara Donati
Published by Random House Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 0553107488 ISBN 13: 9780553107487
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Atlanta Book Company
(Atlanta, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Publishing Group. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0553107488I5N00

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 4.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Sara Donati
Published by Random House Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 0553107488 ISBN 13: 9780553107487
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ThriftBooks - Motor City
(Brownstown, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Publishing Group. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0553107488I5N00

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 4.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Sara Donati
Published by Random House Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 0553107488 ISBN 13: 9780553107487
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Squared
(Dallas, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Publishing Group. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Bookseller Inventory # G0553107488I3N10

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 4.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Sara Donati
Published by Random House Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 0553107488 ISBN 13: 9780553107487
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Sierra Nevada Books
(Reno, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Publishing Group. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Cover Missing. Bookseller Inventory # G0553107488I5N01

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 4.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Sara Donati
Published by Random House Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 0553107488 ISBN 13: 9780553107487
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Squared
(Dallas, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Publishing Group. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0553107488I5N00

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 4.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Sara Donati
Published by Random House Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 0553107488 ISBN 13: 9780553107487
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Atlanta Book Company
(Atlanta, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Publishing Group. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear and the pages have only minimal creases. Bookseller Inventory # G0553107488I3N00

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 4.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Sara Donati
Published by Random House Publishing Group
ISBN 10: 0553107488 ISBN 13: 9780553107487
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ThriftBooks - Silver Arch
(St Louis, MO, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House Publishing Group. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Book has a small amount of wear visible on the binding, cover, pages. Bookseller Inventory # G0553107488I3N00

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 4.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 29 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book