Under the Wide and Starry Sky

Under the Wide and Starry Sky

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2014
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From Nancy Horan, New York Times bestselling author of Loving Frank, comes her much-anticipated second novel, which tells the epic, passionate love story of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson and his tempestuous American wife, Fanny. At the age of thirty-five, Fanny van de Grift Osbourne has left her philandering husband in San Francisco to set sail for Belgium--with her three children and nanny in tow--to study art. It is a chance for this adventurous woman to start over, to make a better life for all of them, and to pursue her own desires. Not long after her arrival, however, tragedy strikes, and Fanny and her children repair to a quiet artists' colony in France where she can recuperate. Emerging from a deep sorrow, she meets a lively Scot, Robert Louis Stevenson, ten years her junior, who falls instantly in love with the earthy, independent, and opinionated "belle Americaine." Fanny does not immediately take to the slender..
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2014
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780449808139
Additional Contributors: Potter, Kirsten
Notes: Unabridged

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Jul 28, 2014

The reader was perfect for this story. Beautiful love story of two artists. Quite enjoyed it.

May 07, 2014

Great reader. Interesting take on the private life of RLS, which makes me want to read another by Horan & certainly a new view of the author RLS I'll pursue. I liked it alot.

mayfairlady Apr 09, 2014

Good narration. Wonderful fictional look at the life of Fanny and Louis.


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