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On Night's Shore

A Novel

On Night's Shore( )
Author: Silvis, Randall
ISBN:978-0-312-26201-3
Publication Date:Jan 2001
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Imprint:Minotaur Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

It is the summer of 1840--for some in New York City a season of prosperity; for others, another season of desperation. Randall Silvis's On Night's Shoreopens with one of the most spellbinding scenes in contemporary writing. A girl tosses her baby from a warehouse window, then follows the infant into the Hudson River far below. The only witness to this desperate act is a ten-year-old street arab named Augie Dubbins, a boy who survives by the motto, "In calamity, opportunity."...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.38 x 9.58 x 1.29 Inches
Book Weight:1.315 Pounds



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