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This strange eventful history : a novel / Claire Messud.

Inspired in part by long-ago stories from her own family's history, this masterful story follows the Cassars over seven decades, 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.

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  • ISBN: 9780393635041
  • ISBN: 039363504X
  • Physical Description: 428 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2024]
Subject: Families > Fiction.
Pieds-Noirs > Algeria > History > Fiction.
Pieds-Noirs > France > History > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Historical fiction
Algeria > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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Easton Main Library MESSUD (Text) 31901004793180 New Adult Fiction On Holds Shelf -

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