The Visionist: A Novel

The Visionist: A Novel

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An enthralling first novel about a teenage girl who finds refuge--but perhaps not--in an 1840s Shaker community.

After 15-year-old Polly Kimball sets fire to the family farm, killing her abusive father, she and her young brother find shelter in a Massachusetts Shaker community called the City of Hope. It is the Era of Manifestations, when young girls in Shaker enclaves all across the Northeast are experiencing extraordinary mystical visions, earning them the honorific… (more)

Editorial reviews (4 reviews)

“The Visionist,” in the end, is a period novel with education to supply but little more.

"Is anyone who we think they are?" asks Polly, and in this wise and haunting debut, the answer is provocative, passionate and profoundly redemptive.

The New York Times : Possession (January 24, 2014)

“The Visionist” reveals there is a power to being mysterious but there is an even greater gift to being known, which at its heart is simply another way of being loved.

Book Details  

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (January 14, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 860 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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