A Far Country

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Mar 6, 2007 - Fiction - 145 pages
15 Reviews
From the bestselling author of The Piano Tuner, a stunning novel about a young girl’s journey through a vast, unnamed country in search of her brother.

Fourteen-year-old Isabel was born in a remote village with the gift and curse of “seeing farther.” When drought and war grip the backlands, her brother Isaias joins a great exodus to a teeming city in the south. Soon Isabel must follow, forsaking the only home she’s ever known, her sole consolation the thought of being with her brother again.


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User Review  - Blake Charlton - Goodreads

thoughtful and beautifully written. a little slow out of the gates, but the complex characterizations that develop more than compensate. still, though i loved this book, it doesn't replace The Piano Tuner, as Mason's best. Read full review

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User Review  - Margaret1358 Joyce - Goodreads

Written with hypnotically rhythmic syntax and overflowing with rich imagery, this novel about a young girl's journey in search of her brother from drought-ridden .backland. to shantytown of the ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
30
Section 3
69
Section 4
76
Section 5
106
Section 6
137
Section 7
154
Section 8
177
Section 9
202
Section 10
236
Section 11
266
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About the author (2007)

Daniel Mason is the author of The Piano Tuner. This is his second novel. He currently lives in California.


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