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    • ISBN:9780748115600
    • Publication date:05 Nov 2009

A Change In Altitude

By Anita Shreve
Read by Gabra Zackman, Emma Walton Hamilton, and Anna Stone

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* The new novel about the fragility of a new marriage from one of our greatest chroniclers of the mysteries of the heart

Margaret and Patrick, married just a few months, set off on a great adventure - a year living in Kenya. While Patrick practices medicine, Margaret works as a photojournalist, capturing a dizzying and sometimes dangerous city on film.

When a British couple invites the newlyweds on a climbing expedition to the summit of Mount Kenya, they eagerly agree. But during their arduous ascent a horrific accident occurs. In its aftermath, Margaret struggles to understand what happened on the mountain and how it has transformed her and her marriage, perhaps for ever. With stunning language and striking emotional intensity, A Change in Altitude illuminates the irrevocable impact of tragedy and the elusive nature of forgiveness.

Biographical Notes

Anita Shreve is the author of many acclaimed works, including Light on Snow. She lives in Massachusetts. Visit her website www.anitashreve.co.uk

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  • ISBN: 9780349120591
  • Publication date: 29 Apr 2010
  • Page count: 384
  • Imprint: Abacus
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