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The Night Journal

(2006)
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A mesmerizing novel of four generations of Southwestern women bound to a mythical legacy

With its family secrets and hallowed texts containing explosive truths, The Night Journal suggests A. S. Byatt's Possession transplanted to the raw and beautiful landscape of the American Southwest. Meg Mabry has spent her life oppressed by her family's legacy - a heritage beginning with the journals written by her great-grandmother in the 1890s and solidified by her grandmother Bassie, a famous historian who published them to great acclaim. Until now, Meg has stubbornly refused to read the journals. But when she concedes to accompany the elderly and vipertongued Bassie on a return trip to the fabled land of her childhood in New Mexico, Meg finally succumbs to the allure of her great-grandmother's story - and soon everything she believed about her family is turned upside down.

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"A vividly imagined and emotionally unsparing account of lives both damaged and redeemed by love." - Geraldine Brooks


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Hardback Editions

February 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Night Journal
Author(s): Elizabeth Crook
ISBN: 0-670-03477-0 / 978-0-670-03477-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Adult
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Paperback Editions

January 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Night Journal
Author(s): Elizabeth Crook
ISBN: 0-14-303857-5 / 978-0-14-303857-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Audio Editions

February 2006 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Night Journal
Author(s): Elizabeth Crook
ISBN: 1-4159-2928-9 / 978-1-4159-2928-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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2006 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Night Journal
Author(s): Elizabeth Crook
ISBN: 1-4159-2927-0 / 978-1-4159-2927-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

January 2007 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Night Journal
Author(s): Elizabeth Crook
Publisher: Penguin Books
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