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Kinds of Love: A Novel

Sarton, May

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ISBN 10: 0393086208 / ISBN 13: 9780393086201
Published by W. W. Norton & Company, New York, 1970
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Signed by author with NO inscription on FFEP. Dated December 1970. First Edition stated with complete number line. Book in Near Fine condition. Square, tight, clean and bright. Reddish-orange tint to top edge. Previous owner stamp on FFEP just above Sarton's signature. Unclipped DJ is Very Good plus. A quarter inch chip to rear top corner. Three quarter inch tear along lower front gutter. Worn on outer edge with light wear to all edges. A very attractive copy in Brodart. Bookseller Inventory # 000792

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Title: Kinds of Love: A Novel

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, New York

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title

Synopsis:

Friendship, marriage, and intertwined lives in a small New Hampshire town.

Christina Chapman and her husband Cornelius, both past seventy, are "summer people"?people who come to rural New England for the summer months and go home to the city when the cold weather comes. This year, however, Christina and Cornelius have decided to stay on.

May Sarton's Willard is a small town in the rocky hills of New Hampshire, a place that attracts "the untameable, the wild, the gentle." As Sarton takes us into the lives of the people who live there, we encounter a rich tapestry of characters and relationships. In the center are the deep, prickly friendship between Christina, an old Bostonian, and Ellen, the daughter of a farmer, and the unfolding process by which Christina and her husband "come into their own" in their marriage and become winter people at last.

About the Author:

May Sarton (1912-1995) was an acclaimed poet, novelist, and memoirist.

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