San Miguel

San Miguel

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Women, a historical novel about three women’s lives on a California island

On a tiny, desolate, windswept island off the coast of Southern California, two families, one in the 1880s and one in the 1930s, come to start new lives and pursue dreams of self-reliance and freedom. Their extraordinary stories, full of struggle and hope, are the subject of T. C. Boyle’s haunting new novel.

Thirty-eight-year-old Marantha… (more)

Editorial reviews (5 reviews)


I don’t mean to pull a Beckett on you here, but on San Miguel, nothing happens — thrice. Beautifully.

The island receives the most fully realized portrait of all, without hoary personifications of the wind or animal infestations, as a place persistently rejecting its inhabitants.

What San Miguel is not is one of those fashionably “linked” story collections, but a cohesive, headlong tale with temporal scope.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Penguin (September 18, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 852 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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