Summary: Forced to abandon his ornithology work after being wounded in combat, World War II veteran Jim Carroway secludes himself on a tiny island off the coast of Maine, where an old friend's captivating daughter draws him out of isolation during the month before she starts college.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2014
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE
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Summary: It is 1973. Jim Kennoway, a distinguished ornithologist and Second World War veteran, has just left his work at the Natural History Museum in New York, turned his back on his family and retreated to an island boathouse off the coast of Maine. His desires are simple: to be left alone with his cigarettes, gin and battered copy of Treasure Island, and to forget. Jim's solitude is shattered when...
Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Books 2014