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Nov 07, 1995
| ISBN 9780679761563
Feb 08, 2012
| ISBN 9780307809360
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Nov 07, 1995 | ISBN 9780679761563
Feb 08, 2012 | ISBN 9780307809360
It is 1948 and a young American couple arrive in France for a holiday, full of anticipation and enthusiasm. But the countryside and people are war-battered, and their reception at the Chateau Beaumesnil is not all the open-hearted Americans could wish for.
William Maxwell was born in 1908 in Lincoln, Illinois. He studied at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, and after earning a master’s at Harvard, returned there to teach freshman composition before turning to writing. He published six novels, three… More about William Maxwell
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