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At the Water's Edge

(2014)
A novel by

 
 
The new novel from the best-selling author of Water for Elephants.

A gripping and poignant love story set in a remote village in the Scottish Highlands at the end of the Second World War.

After embarrassing themselves at the social event of the year in high society Philadelphia on New Year's Eve of 1944, Maddie and Ellis Hyde are cut off financially by Ellis' father, a former army colonel who is already ashamed of his colour-blind son's inability to serve in WWII.

To Maddie's horror, Ellis decides that the only way to regain his father's favour (and generosity) is to succeed in a venture his father attempted and very publicly failed at: he will hunt the famous Loch Ness monster, and when he finds it he will restore his father's name and return to his father's good graces.

In January 1945 they hitch a ride on a ship across the Atlantic while the war is still raging all around them. And Maddie, now alone and virtually abandoned in a foreign country, must begin to work out who she is and what she wants - the vacuous life she left behind or something more real?

What she discovers - about the larger world and about herself - opens her eyes not only to the dark forces that exist around her but to the beauty and surprising possibilities of life.


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Title: At The Water's Edge
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Title: At the Water's Edge: A Novel
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2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: At The Water's Edge
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ISBN: 1-4736-0473-7 / 978-1-4736-0473-5 (UK edition)
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Title: At the Water's Edge
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Title: At the Water's Edge: A Novel
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Title: At The Water's Edge
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Title: At the Water's Edge: A Novel (Random House Large Print)
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ISBN: 0-8041-9481-5 / 978-0-8041-9481-5 (USA edition)
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March 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: At the Water's Edge: A Novel
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Title: At the Water's Edge: A Novel
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Title: At the Water's Edge
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Title: At The Water's Edge
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