The Distance Between Us
  • Author : Maggie O'Farrell
  • Release Date : 12 November 2009
  • Publisher : Tinder Press
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 230
  • ISBN 13 : 9780755372256
Ratings: 3.5
From 7 Voters
Get This Book

Download Or Read The Distance Between Us eBook PDF

Book excerpt: Gripping, insightful and deft, THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US by Maggie O'Farrell is a haunting story of the way our families shape our lives, from the award-winning author of HAMNET. It was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller and won the Somerset Maugham Award. On a cold February afternoon, Stella catches sight of a man she hasn't seen for many years, but instantly recognises. Or thinks she does. At the same moment on the other side of the globe, in the middle of a crowd of Chinese New Year revellers, Jake realises that things are becoming dangerous. They know nothing of one another's existence, but both Stella and Jake flee their lives: Jake in search of a place so remote it doesn't appear on any map, and Stella for a destination in Scotland, the significance of which only her sister, Nina, will understand.

The Distance Between Us

The Distance Between Us

Author : Maggie O'Farrell
Publisher : Tinder Press
Genre : Fiction
Get Book

Gripping, insightful and deft, THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US by Maggie O'Farrell is a haunting story of the way our families shape our lives, from the award-winning author of HAMNET. It was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller and won the Somerset Maugham Award. On a cold February afternoon, Stella catches ...

The Distance Between Us

The Distance Between Us

Author : Reyna Grande
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Get Book

In this inspirational and unflinchingly honest memoir, acclaimed author Reyna Grande describes her childhood torn between the United States and Mexico, and shines a light on the experiences, fears, and hopes of those who choose to make the harrowing journey across the border. Reyna Grande vividly brings to life her ...

The Distance Between Us

The Distance Between Us

Author : Kasie West
Publisher : Harper Collins
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Get Book

Money can't buy a good first impression. Seventeen-year-old Caymen Meyers learned early that the rich are not to be trusted. And after years of studying them from behind the cash register of her mom's porcelain-doll shop, she has seen nothing to prove otherwise. Enter Xander Spence—he's tall, handsome, and ...

The Distance Between Us

The Distance Between Us

Author : Bart Yates
Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
Genre : Fiction
Get Book

Hester Parker resides in an elegant Victorian house in the town of Bolton, Illinois. She spends her evenings listening to the lush tones of Mahler and Chopin, drinking sub-par Merlot, and reflecting on a life that has suddenly fallen apart. At seventy-one, Hester is as brilliant and sharp-tongued as ever, ...

The Distance Between

The Distance Between

Author : Timothy J. Hillegonds
Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Get Book

At eighteen years old, with no high school diploma, a growing rap sheet, and a failed relationship with his estranged father, Timothy J. Hillegonds took a one-way flight from Chicago to Colorado in hopes of leaving his mounting rage and frustration behind. His plan was simple: snowboard, hang out, live ...

Across a Hundred Mountains

Across a Hundred Mountains

Author : Reyna Grande
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
Get Book

Leaving her small Mexico hometown after years of caring for her mother, Juana Garcia embarks on a search for the father who disappeared nineteen years earlier and teams up with Adelina Vasquez, who left her family to pursue forbidden love. Reprint. 30,000 first printing....

The Distance Between Us

The Distance Between Us

Author : Reyna Grande
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Get Book

Award-winning author Reyna Grande shares her compelling experience of crossing borders and cultures in this middle grade adaptation of her “compelling…unvarnished, resonant” (BookPage) memoir, The Distance Between Us. When her parents make the dangerous and illegal trek across the Mexican border in pursuit of the American dream, Reyna and ...

The Distance Between Us

The Distance Between Us

Author : Renato Cisneros
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Peru
Get Book

A son looks back on the family history that shaped him and led to his father's leading role in a brutal dictatorship....

Dancing with Butterflies

Dancing with Butterflies

Author : Reyna Grande
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
Get Book

Dancing with Butterflies uses the alternating voices of four very different women whose lives interconnect through a common passion for their Mexican heritage and a dance company called Alegría. Yesenia, who founded Alegría with her husband, Eduardo, sabotages her own efforts to remain a vital, vibrant woman when ...

The Distance Between Us

The Distance Between Us

Author : L. A. Witt
Publisher : Wilde's
Genre : Fiction
Get Book

*** LARGE PRINT EDITION *** After ten years together, Ethan Mallory and Rhett Solomon are calling it quits and are ready to move on. Thanks to Seattle's depressed real estate market, though, they're stuck living as roommates with a hefty mortgage hanging over their heads. In an effort to speed things along, ...

The Social Distance Between Us

The Social Distance Between Us

Author : Darren McGarvey
Publisher : Random House
Genre : Social Science
Get Book

*A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK* If all the best people are in all the top jobs, then why is Britain such a fucking bin fire? Britain is in a long-distance relationship with reality. A ravine cuts through it, partitioning the powerful from the powerless, the vocal from the voiceless, ...

My Lover s Lover

My Lover s Lover

Author : Maggie O'Farrell
Publisher : Tinder Press
Genre : Fiction
Get Book

From the Costa Award winning Maggie O'Farrell comes the Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller MY LOVER'S LOVER, an intense, unnerving and passionate story of betrayal, loss and love, with all the frisson and psychological intensity of Rebecca. When Lily moves into Marcus's flat and plunges headlong into a relationship, she ...

The Distance from Me to You

The Distance from Me to You

Author : Marina Gessner
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Get Book

Wild meets Endless Love in this multilayered story of love, survival, and self-discovery McKenna Berney is a lucky girl. She has a loving family and has been accepted to college for the fall. But McKenna has a different goal in mind: much to the chagrin of her parents, she defers ...

When You Were Here

When You Were Here

Author : Daisy Whitney
Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Get Book

Filled with humor, raw emotion, a strong voice, and a brilliant dog named Sandy Koufax, When You Were Here explores the two most powerful forces known to man-death and love. Daisy Whitney brings her characters to life with a deft touch and resonating authenticity. Danny's mother lost her five-year battle ...

A Dream Called Home

A Dream Called Home

Author : Reyna Grande
Publisher : Washington Square Press
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Get Book

From bestselling author of the remarkable memoir, The Distance Between Us comes an inspiring account of one woman’s quest to find her place in America as a first-generation Latina university student and aspiring writer determined to build a new life for her family one fearless word at a time. “...