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Under the wide and starry sky

by Nancy Horan

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Published by Random House Large Print in New York] .
Written in English

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  • Fiction,
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  • Edition Notes

    StatementNancy Horan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3608.O725 U53 2014b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination736 pages (large print) ;
    Number of Pages736
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26286342M
    ISBN 100307990931
    ISBN 109780307990938
    OCLC/WorldCa840464257

      Under the Wide and Starry Sky is a globe-spanning literary wonder - the perfect book for those who read fiction in search of the truth. * Jamie Ford, author of HOTEL ON THE CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET * Fanny and Louis are wild-hearted seekers, and Nancy Horan traces their incredible journey fearlessly, plunging us through decades, far-flung /5(K).   Under the Wide and Starry Sky chronicles the unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson, author of classics including Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and American divorcee Fanny Van de Grift : Nancy Horan.

    10) Why do you think Horan chooses “Out of my country and myself I go” as the epigraph for this book? 11) What is Robert Louis Stevenson’s literary legacy? In what ways does reading UNDER THE WIDE AND STARRY SKY change your view of him and his writing? So Robert Louis Stevenson muses in Under the Wide and Starry Sky, Nancy Horan’s new ~ Sunny's bookshelf photo by Judy Solomon. Bookin' with Sunny. Online book reviews since , the very best in reviewing – connecting good readers with equally good writers. Home; Book .

    "In her new novel, Nancy Horan has recreated a love story that is as unique, passionate, and overwhelmingly powerful as the one between Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney depicted so memorably in Loving Frank. Under the Wide and Starry Sky chronicles the unconventional love affair of Scottish literary giant Robert Louis Stevenson, author of classics including Treasure Island and The . What other book might you compare Under the Wide and Starry Sky to and why? It was similar to Loving Frank because Horan brought a real person to life. It reads like a novel, but it is very interesting to read about the history of Robert Louis Stevenson (in this book) and Frank Lloyd Wright in Loving Frank.


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BOOK REVIEW: 'Under the Wide and Starry Sky': Intriguing Novel/Biography of Robert Louis Stevenson and his Wife Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne Stevenson REVIEWED BY DAVID M.

KINCHEN Stevenson had always wanted his 'Requiem' inscribed on his tomb: Under the wide and starry sky, Dig the grave and let me lie. Glad did I live and gladly die,/5. Praise for Under the Wide and Starry Sky “A richly imagined [novel] of love, laughter, pain and sacrifice [Fanny Osbourne] kidnapped Robert Louis Stevenson’s heart.”—USA Today “Powerful flawless a perfect example of what a man and a woman will do for love, and what they can accomplish when it’s meant to be.”/5(K).

Under the Wide and Starry Sky is a globe-spanning literary wonder—the perfect book for those who read fiction in search of the truth.”—Jamie Ford, author of Songs of Willow Frost “Horan’s spectacular second novel has been worth the wait.4/4(K). Under the Wide and Starry Sky Nancy Horan, Random House pp.

ISBN Summary From Nancy Horan, author of Loving Frank, comes her much-anticipated second novel, which tells the improbable love story of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson and his tempestuous American wife, Fanny. At the age of thirty-five, Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne has left her philandering husband.

Under the Wide and Starry Sky Horan's book brings the story of Robert Louis Stevenson and his wife Fanny van de Grift Osbourne to vivid life. The tales of their travels across the globe, ever in search of places where R.L.S., an off-and-on-again invalid all his life, can be.

“Under the Wide and Starry Sky” is at once a classic artistic bildungsroman and a retort to the genre, a novel that shows how love and marriage can simultaneously offer inspiration and. About Under the Wide and Starry Sky. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND POST-DISPATCH From the New York Times bestselling author of Loving Frank comes a much-anticipated second novel, which tells the improbable love story of Scottish writer Robert Louis.

Under the Wide and Starry Sky is at once a classic artistic bildungsroman and a retort to the genre, a novel that shows how love and marriage can simultaneously offer inspiration and encumbrance, especially when the more successful partner believes that, as far as artists go, "a family could tolerate only one."4/4(42).

Under the Wide and Starry Sky is a globe-spanning literary wonder – the perfect book for those who read fiction in search of the truth.” —Jamie Ford, author of Songs of Willow Frost “Fanny and Louis are wild-hearted seekers, and Nancy Horan traces their incredible journey fearlessly, plunging us through decades, far-flung continents and.

Under the Wide and Starry Sky NPR coverage of Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Editions for Under the Wide and Starry Sky: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition published in Under the Wide and Starry Sky will appeal to those who enjoyed Loving Frank and other recent biographical novels about remarkable women who lived under the shadow of famous men (See Beyond the Book.) Writers, I believe, will especially enjoy eavesdropping on the everyday routine of two artists, who strive to balance family needs with the.

Horan (Loving Frank, ) offers another fictionalized romantic biography, this time of Robert Louis Stevenson and his American wife,year-old Fanny Osbourne arrives in Europe with her three children—year-old Belle, 7-year-old Sammy and 3-year-old Hervey—ostensibly to study art but really to escape Sam, her perpetually unfaithful husband.

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Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Under the wide and starry sky, Dig the grave and let me lie.

Glad did I live and gladly die, And I laid me down with a will. This be the verse you grave for me: Here he lies where he longed to be; Home is the sailor, home from sea, And the hunter home from the hill.

Under the Wide and Starry Sky. About the Book Under the Wide and Starry Sky. by Nancy Horan. From Nancy Horan, New York Times bestselling author of LOVING FRANK, comes her much-anticipated second novel, which tells the improbable love story of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson and his tempestuous American wife, Fanny.

Praise for Under the Wide and Starry Sky “A richly imagined [novel] of love, laughter, pain and sacrifice Under the Wide and Starry Sky is a dual portrait, with Louis and Fanny sharing the limelight in the best spirit of teamwork—a romantic partnership.”—USA Today/5().

Under the Wide and Starry Sky is at once a classic artistic bildungsroman and a retort to the genre, a novel that shows how love and marriage can simultaneously offer inspiration and encumbrance, Susann Cockal - New York Times Book Review.

Now, in her second novel, Under the Wide and Starry Sky, she explores the marriage between Robert Louis Stevenson, the famous Scottish writer, and Author: Sarah Hampson.

Under the Wide and Starry Sky (Book): Horan, Nancy: Random House, YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND ST.

LOUIS POST-DISPATCHFrom Nancy Horan, New York Times bestselling author of Loving Frank, comes her much-anticipated second novel, which tells. Now Horan's follow-up novel, Under the Wide and Starry Sky, which was recently chosen for the “Today” show book club, examines the marriage of “Treasure Island” author Robert Louis.Under the Wide and Starry Sky is a dual portrait, with Louis and Fanny sharing the limelight in the best spirit of teamwork—a romantic partnership.”—USA Today “Powerful flawless a perfect example of what a man and a woman will do for love, and what they can accomplish when it’s meant to be.”—Fort Worth Star-Telegram."UNDER THE WIDE AND STARRY SKY is another engrossing addition to the canon of the recent 'women behind the powerful, artistic men' historical novels we’ve seen lately, including Horan’s own LOVING FRANK, as well as THE PARIS WIFE and Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald." In due course, the attraction began to deepen and flourish.