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The Orphans of Race Point

(2014)
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Pub Date: 2014-05-06 Pages: 544 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins Nine year old Hallie Costa is growing up on Cape Cod in Provincetown. Massachusetts when a crime shakes their close knit Portuguese community Codfish Silva. the captain of the town's. most prolific fishing boat has strangled his wife. leaving behind a solitary witness: their son. Gus The traumatized boy remains mute until the daughter of the local doctor shows up with her version of a cure:. two fish Gus is charged with keeping alive. and a copy of David Copperfield. Hallie returns every day to read aloud until Gus is finally coaxed back to speech. Thus begins a lifelong. almost mystical bond that will evolve from childhood friendship to passion. and finally to a deeper love that will ask more of them than they ever imagined. Hallie and Gus reconnect and fall in love at age sixteen. By then. Gus is a ...

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"Set against the coast of Provincetown, Patry Francis’s fierce, ravishing epic cuts deep to the bone.... Tender, violent, and alive, it’s also unforgettable." - Caroline Leavitt


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May 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: THE ORPHANS OF RACE POINT
Author(s): Patry Francis
ISBN: 1-62953-000-X / 978-1-62953-000-0 (USA edition)
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Title: The Orphans of Race Point: A Novel
Author(s): Patry Francis
ISBN: 0-06-228130-5 / 978-0-06-228130-2 (USA edition)
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