Jetta Carleton Clair de Lune (P.S.)

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Clair de Lune (P.S.)

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2012 Pages: 304 in Publisher: Harper Perennial Complex and daring .... One of those books that readers mail wish had a sequel. - Jane Smiley on Jetta Carleton's The Moonflower Vine The time: 1941 . at the cusp of America's entry into World War II. The place: southwest Missouri. on the edge of the Ozark Mountains. A young single woman named Allen Liles has taken a job as a junior college teacher in a small town. although she dreams of living in New York City. of dancing at recitals. of absorbing the bohemian delights of the Village. Then she encounters two young men: George. a lanky. carefree spirit. and Toby. a dark-haired. searching soul with a wary look in his eyes. Soon the three strike up an after-school friendship. bantering and debating over letters. ethics. and philosophy-innocently at first. but soon in giddy flirtation-until Allen and one of the...

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With its atmospheric story of small-town dreams and romance, Clair de Lune weaves an irresistible spell of longing, hope, love, and nostalgia. A newly discovered novel by Jetta Carleton, Clair de Lune will delight the legions of readers who have treasured her first--and, until now, only--published novel, The Moonflower Vine. A book of unsurpassable literary fiction, Clair de Lune is sure to strike a chord with readers of Nancy Turner's These Is My Words, Alice McDermott's After This, and Audrey Niffenegger's The Time Traveler's Wife.

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"Arriving nearly 50 years after her bestselling debut, The Moonflower Vine, Carleton's second novel is a witty and romantic portrait of a young Midwestern woman coming to grips with adulthood and the responsibilities that come with it."--Publishers Weekly

"Evocative ... Fine and dry, with a faint flavor of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Carleton's vignette of innocence and experience has a bright wit and perceptive charm, rendered all the more enjoyable by its retro feel."--Kirkus Reviews

Arriving nearly 50 years after her bestselling debut, The Moonflower Vine, Carleton s second novel is a witty and romantic portrait of a young Midwestern woman coming to grips with adulthood and the responsibilities that come with it. --Publishers Weekly"

Evocative Fine and dry, with a faint flavor of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Carleton s vignette of innocence and experience has a bright wit and perceptive charm, rendered all the more enjoyable by its retro feel. --Kirkus Reviews"

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