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This strange eventful history : a novel  Cover Image Book Book

This strange eventful history : a novel / Claire Messud.

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  • ISBN: 9780393635041
  • ISBN: 039363504X
  • Physical Description: 428 pages : maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2024]

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Summary, etc.:
Inspired in part by long-ago stories from her own family's history, this masterful story follows the Cassars over seven decades (from 1940-2010), starting with patriarch Gaston and his wife Lucienne, whose myth of perfect love sustains them, and ending with Chloe, who believes telling her family's buried stories will bring them all peace.
Subject: Families > Fiction.
Pieds-Noirs > Algeria > History > Fiction.
Pieds-Noirs > France > History > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Algeria > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.

Available copies

  • 11 of 29 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 2 copies available at C.H. Booth Library - Newtown.


  • 8 current holds with 29 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC MES (Text) 34014152233749 Adult New Fiction Checked out 06/01/2024
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC MES (Text) 34014152233798 Lucky Day Checked out 05/31/2024


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