The Stone Carvers
By (author) Jane Urquhart
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Stone Carvers by Jane Urquhart
Book DescriptionIn 1867 a good-natured Bavarian priest, is sent by God and mad King Ludwig to the wilds of North America. Soon the backwoods are transformed into a parish and the settlers into a congregation, and Joseph Becker, a woodcarver, meets his future wife. Several decades later, Joseph Becker teaches his astounding carving skills to his grandchildren. One of them, Klara, shows exceptional talent and has a surfeit of what the local nuns call "a fondness for men's work." Untamed, she falls in love with an Irish boy, Eamon O'Sullivan, only to have him leave to fight in the Great War . . .
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780142003589
Paperback / softback
(196mm x 130mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 25-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jane Urquhart
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Luke Baldwin's Vow, Paperback (October 2016)
A story of a boy and his dog and their adventures, which will appeal to the many children who are dog lovers. It is also a sensitive story of love and loss, and of making a new life for oneself. Although it was first published seventy years ago, only a few details (such as clothing) really indicate that it is not a contemporary story.
Sanctuary Line, Paperback (January 2013)
A novel of family legacies, love and betrayal...
Map of Glass, Paperback (July 2006)» View all books by Jane Urquhart
A sweeping Canadian epic from the Booker-longlisted author of The Stone Carvers
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Author Biography - Jane Urquhart
Jane Urquhart is the bestselling author of five internationally acclaimed, award-winning novels. She is also the author of a collection of short fiction, Storm Glass, and three books of poetry. She lives in Southwestern Ontario. She is the winner of numerous awards and has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize for The Stone Carvers and the International IMPAC award.
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