The Thunder of Giants

The Thunder of Giants

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The year is 1937 and Andorra Kelsey - 7'11 and just over 320 pounds - is on her way to Hollywood to become a star. Hoping to escape both poverty and the ghost of her dead husband, she accepts an offer from the wily Rutherford Simone to star in a movie about the life of Anna Swan, the Nova Scotia giantess who toured the world in the 19th century.

Told in parallel, Anna Swan's story unfurls. While Andorra is seen as a disgrace by an embarrassed family, Anna Swan is… (more)

Editorial reviews (1 review)


The historical events against which Anna’s and Andorra’s tales unfold (the Civil War, the New York draft riots, World War I, the Spanish influenza epidemic, the Great Depression, even the World Series) are often more sharply evoked than are the giantesses themselves, which can create a static diorama effect.


Book Details  


Publisher: St. Martin's Press (April 13, 2015)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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