|Pub. Date||Edition||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Availability|
|||First edition.||Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers||612 pages : map ; 24 cm|| |
Villa Park Public Library - Fiction
F BOLLEN, C.
|||First Harper Perennial edition.||Harper Perennial||612 pages, 16 pages : map ; 21 cm|| |
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Suspenseful and haunting, Bollen's thrilling novel Orient is a provocative take on the troubled American dream, in the vein of Lionel Shriver or AM Homes. At the eastern edge of Long Island, far from the hustle of New York City, stands Orient, a village that has been home to a few families for hundreds of years and is now - reluctantly - opening up to wealthy weekenders and artists from the city. On the last day of summer, a young man with a hazy...
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