Stock Image
A Stranger in the Kingdom: Mosher, Howard Frank A Stranger in the Kingdom: Mosher, Howard Frank
Buy Used
Price: US$ 28.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.50 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Returns Policy

A Stranger in the Kingdom

Mosher, Howard Frank

703 ratings by GoodReads
ISBN 10: 0385244002 / ISBN 13: 9780385244008
Published by Doubleday, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1989
Used Condition Near Fine Hardcover
From Rear Attic Books (Hancock, NH, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 1
Available From More sellers View all  copies of this book

Signed by author on title page. No inscription. Book in Near Fine condition. Square, tight, clean and bright. Unclipped DJ is Near Fine. Light wear to corners and head and tail of spine. Quarter inch tear at head of front gutter. A half-inch tear on rear top corner. Scans available. Bookseller Inventory # 000494

About this title:

Synopsis:

Howard Frank Mosher has earned both critical acclaim and a wide readership for his vivid historical portraits of northern New England residents in his fictional Kingdom County, Vermont. A Stranger in the Kingdom tells the unforgettable story of a brutal murder in a small town and the devastating events that follow. The town"s new preacher, a black man, finds himself on trial more for who he is than for what he might have done in this powerful drama of passion, prejudice, and innocence suddenly lost . . . and perhaps found again.

From the Back Cover: "Reminiscent of to Kill a Mockingbird and Anatomy of a Murder--Absorbing."
-- The New York Times

"A great book for our time and all time, for the north county and for all the country."
-- Ernest Hebert

"Magnificent--compelling--a dark drama--told with such dexterity--shot through with such light and humor, with such marvelous assemblage of major and minor figures--and such intimate understanding of community mores and history, that there is no danger of this being a one-season best seller."
-- The Vermont Sunday Magazine

"Like a big easy chair, a book to sink into-- The actual plot, with its familiar elements of race sex, murder and long-held grudges, is compelling enough. But the real mystery lie, as it should, in motivation-what makes people do what they do? What pain, what secrets, can and cannot be held in the human heart?"
-- The New York Times Book Review

"Mosher's writing is lovingly forged, understated and laden with images which surprise and haunt."
-- The Boston Herald

"Fine prose, fascinating people and a heck of a story"
-- Vance Bourjaily

"Exciting and memorable-- Howard Frank Mosher has made a small-town story into a universal one. He has filled it with memorable people and carried it along on a rolling wave suspense. And, best of all. He has not lost the small town in all action. It is rich with local lore and local character."
-- Wallace Stegner, author id Angle of Repose and The Spectator Bird

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

Bibliographic Details

Title: A Stranger in the Kingdom

Publisher: Doubleday, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

Payment Methods

Payment Methods Accepted by Seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

PayPal

Seller Rear Attic Books
Address: Hancock, NH, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Seller Since June 29, 2012
Seller Rating 5-star rating


Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described
on the Abebooks web sites. If you're dissatisfied with your
purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the
order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund within 30
days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your
mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask
bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond
within 2 business days.

Rear Attic Books
20 Stoddard Road
Hancock, NH 03449

Peter ...

[More Information]

Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. All U.S. domestic orders are shipped with USPS tracking numbers. If you are an overseas buyer please note that posted shipping rates are an estimate only and may require adjustment based on weight and destination.