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Love and ruin : a novel / Paula McLain.

McLain, Paula, (author.).

Available copies

  • 6 of 25 copies available at Sitka.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sparwood Public Library.

Current holds

8 current holds with 0 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Sparwood Public Library FIC McLAIN (Text) 35172000242038 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Beaver Valley Public Library F MCL (Text) 35144000186531 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 06/05/2018
Castlegar Public Library VAN1752285640973 (Text) BCD1752285640973 On Order Volume hold On order -
Creston Public Library FIC MCL (Text) 35140100037582 New Books Display Volume hold Checked out 06/02/2018
Fort Nelson Public Library FIC MCL (Text) 35246000949337 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Headingley Municipal Library MCL (Text) 36440000271426 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 06/08/2018
Invermere Public Library FIC MCL (Text) IPL054881 Adult Fiction Volume hold Reshelving -
Kimberley Public Library F McLA (Text) 35137001013233 Adult Fiction Volume hold In process -
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Mackenzie Public Library MCL (Text) 35192000302400 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 06/06/2018
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385691789
  • Physical Description: 388 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Bond Street Books/Doubleday Canada, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"In 1937, nervous but determined to succeed, Martha Gellhorn travels alone to Madrid to report on the atrocities of the Spanish Civil War, and finds herself drawn to the stories of ordinary people caught in devastating conflict. She also finds herself unexpectedly--and uncontrollably--falling in love with Ernest Hemingway, a man already on his way to becoming a legend. In the shadow of the impending Second World War, and set against the tumultuous backdrops of Madrid, Finland, China, Key West and especially Cuba, where Martha and Ernest made their home, their relationship and professional careers ignite. But when Ernest publishes the biggest literary success of his career, For Whom the Bell Tolls, they are no longer equals, and Martha must make a choice: surrender to the suffocating demands of a domestic lifestyle, or risk losing her husband by forging a path as her own woman and writer. It is a dilemma that will force her to break his heart, or her own."
Subject: Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 > Marriage > Fiction.
Gellhorn, Martha, 1908-1998 > Fiction.
War correspondents > United States > Fiction.
Journalists > United States > Fiction.
Women journalists > Fiction.
Authors' spouses > Fiction.
Authors > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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