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Fortune"s Rocks A Novel by Anita Shreve

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Published by Little, Brown and Company .
Written in English


  • Popular American Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Historical fiction,
  • Young women,
  • Romance - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9804061M
ISBN 100316781010
ISBN 109780316781015

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The novel is loosely based on the seaside neighborhood of Fortunes Rocks, located in Biddeford, Maine. External links. Telling the timeless tale An Interview with Anita Shreve about Fortune's Rocks; Salon Book Review; This article about a romance novel of the s is a stub. You can help Wikipedia Author: Anita Shreve. The time is the turn of the last century, the setting a rocky New Hampshire coastline resort area nicknamed Fortune's Rocks. Olympia Biddeford, age 15, is walking the beach, feeling the first stir. Fortune’s Rocks is a series of historical fiction novels written by Anita Shreve. The books feature a number of couples and characters all of whom are tied to the fortunes and misfortunes of Fortune’s Rocks. +The Story Fortune’s Rock is a place upon which a beautiful coastal New England home sits. The Fortune's Rocks book series by Anita Shreve includes books Fortune's Rocks, Sea Glass, The Pilot's Wife, and several more. See the complete Fortune's Rocks series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

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