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The Shore

(2015)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
An ambitious, Baileys prize-nominated debut set in an unforgettable place, introducing a powerful new voice in fiction.

The Shore: a group of small islands in the Chesapeake Bay, just off the coast of Virginia. The Shore is clumps of evergreens, wild ponies, oyster-shell roads, tumble-down houses, unwanted pregnancies, murder, and dark magic in the marshes. Sanctuary to some but nightmare to others, it's a place that generations of families both wealthy and destitute have inhabited, fled, and returned to for hundreds of years. From a half-Shawnee Indian's bold choice to escape an abusive home only to find herself with a man who will one day try to kill her, to a brave young girl's determination to protect her younger sister as methamphetamine ravages their family, the characters in this remarkable novel have deep connections to the land, and a resilience that only the place they call home could create.

Through a series of interconnecting narratives that recalls the work of David Mitchell and Jennifer Egan, Sara Taylor brings to life the small miracles and miseries of a community of outsiders, and the bonds of blood and fate that connect them all.

Spanning over a century, dreamlike and yet impossibly real, profound and playful, The Shore is a breathtakingly ambitious and accomplished work of fiction by a young writer of remarkable promise.

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May 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Shore
Author(s): Sara Taylor
ISBN: 0-385-68251-4 / 978-0-385-68251-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bond Street Books
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Title: The Shore: A Novel
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ISBN: 0-553-41773-8 / 978-0-553-41773-9 (USA edition)
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Title: The Shore
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ISBN: 0-434-02309-4 / 978-0-434-02309-7 (UK edition)
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February 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Shore
Author(s): Sara Taylor
ISBN: 0-09-959188-X / 978-0-09-959188-7 (UK edition)
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Title: The Shore
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ISBN: 0-434-02310-8 / 978-0-434-02310-3 (UK edition)
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Title: The Shore
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ISBN: 1-101-92273-7 / 978-1-101-92273-6 (USA edition)
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Title: The Shore
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December 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Shore
Author(s): Sara Taylor
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December 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Shore
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May 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Shore
Author(s): Sara Taylor
ISBN: 1-101-92271-0 / 978-1-101-92271-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio Publishing Group
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May 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Shore: A Novel
Author(s): Sara Taylor
Publisher: Random House Audio
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May 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Shore: A Novel
Author(s): Sara Taylor
Publisher: Random House Audio
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May 2015 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Shore
Author(s): Sara Taylor
Publisher: Bond Street Books
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May 2015 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Shore: A Novel
Author(s): Sara Taylor
Publisher: Hogarth
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March 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Shore
Author(s): Sara Taylor
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital
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