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The Last Runaway

Tracy Chevalier Chevalier


The stunning new novel from the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring.

When modest Quaker Honor Bright sails from Bristol with her sister, she is fleeing heartache for a new life in America, far from home. But tragedy leaves her alone and vulnerable, torn between two worlds and dependent on the kindness of strangers.

Life in 1850s Ohio is precarious and unsentimental. The sun is too hot, the thunderstorms too violent, the snow too deep. The roads are spattered with mud and spit. The woods are home to skunks and porcupines and raccoons. They also shelter slaves escaping north to freedom.

Should Honor hide runaways from the ruthless men who hunt them down? The Quaker community she has joined may oppose slavery in principle, but does it have the courage to help her defy the law? As she struggles to find her place and her voice, Honor must decide what she is willing to risk for her beliefs.

Set in the tangled forests and sunlit cornfields of Ohio, Tracy Chevaliers vivid novel is the story of bad men and spirited women, surprising marriages and unlikely friendships, and the remarkable power of defiance.



Sayfa Sayısı: 352

Baskı Yılı: 2013


Dili: İngilizce
Yayınevi: Harper Collins Publishers

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ACAR YALÇIN

In "The Last Runaway," Tracy Chevalier who many readers may know from "Girl with a Pearl Earring," can take a bow as an author who can transport us back to a particular time and place. It is the the story of Honor Bright, a dignified Quaker woman who leaves England to accompany her sister to America.

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KORKMAZ YAVUZ

THE LAST RUNAWAY by GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING author Tracy Chevalier is truly one of the most beautiful stories I've ever read.

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ÖZTÜRK ÖZDEMİR

Oscar and the Wolf adlı sanatçının Infinity albümünden Runaway parçasının videosunu ücretsiz olarak izle, sanat çalışmalarını, şarkı sözlerini ve benzer sanatçıları gör. Sailor adlı sanatçının Greatest Hits albümünden The Runaway parçasını dinle, sanat çalışmalarını, şarkı sözlerini ve benzer sanatçıları gör.

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ÇELİK YILDIRIM

The Last Runaway is her latest - and the reviews are right, it's great and it's one of her very best. young Quaker girl making her way alone in the world in the brave new world of America in the 1850s. I was eager to read The Last Runaway after reading an interview by the author in a recent The novel focuses on two strands: quilting and runaway slaves but neither are particularly brought to life.