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The Stormy Petrel

Stewart, Mary

Published by William Morrow, NY, 1991
ISBN 10: 0688110355 / ISBN 13: 9780688110352
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Title: The Stormy Petrel

Publisher: William Morrow, NY

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First American Edition First Printing

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Jacket in new mylar cover. Not price-clipped. Set in Scotland, Rose discovers stormy petrels which come to symbolize the confusion she feels about the island's prodigal son. 189 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 005149

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Synopsis: The isolated cottage on the remote Hebridean island of Moila seemed like an ideal away-from-it-all retreat for writer Rose Fenemore, a place where she could work in peace, and where her brother Crispin could walk, fish and photograph the birds and wildlife. But it is not easy to escape the world and its troubles. Crispin's arrival is delayed, and Rose, on her own in the lonely cottage, has to cope with two very different men who come in from the sea on a night of summer storm.

From the Inside Flap: Rose Fenemore is taking a break from her Cambridge teaching post in an isolated cottage on the island of Moila. One evening, she is shocked to discover an attractive stranger, Ewen Mackay, in her kitchen, who claims to have grown up in the cottage. She is tempted to believe him, when another man seeks shelter from the storm. John Parsons also rouses Rose's skepticism...and more tender feelings as well. And as the truth about the two men unfolds, the stormy petrels, fragile elusive birds who fly close to the waves, come to symbolize Rose's confusion and the mystery of her future....

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