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The moonflower

Phyllis A. Whitney

The moonflower

by Phyllis A. Whitney

  • 188 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Coronet in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, New York , Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1958.

    Statement(by) Phyllis A. Whitney.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15004840M
    ISBN 100340186216
    OCLC/WorldCa16293006

    Mar 24,  · The Moonflower Vine. About the Book The Moonflower Vine. by Jetta Carleton. On a farm in western Missouri during the first half of the twentieth century, Matthew and Callie Soames create a life for themselves and raise four headstrong daughters. Jessica will break their hearts. Leonie will fall in love with the wrong man. The wife of a scientist fights for her marriage—and her husband’s sanity—in postwar Japan in this novel by “a superb and gifted story teller” (Mary Higgins Clark).5/5(1).

    Jan 01,  · The Moonflower had switched from French to English, his diction clipped, well educated, with just a hint of a lilt. His French was good, but his English was better, laced with a cutting sarcasm. About the Book. When Jerome Talbot's brilliant scientific career led him to Japan, his wife, Marcia, knew it meant a long separation for them. But she confidently awaited word to join him and when, instead, she received his letter asking for a divorce, the news came as an overwhelming akikopavolka.com:

    1. At the end of the novel's first section, The Moonflower Vine blooms – an event that is repeated, or described, a number of times in the pages that follow (when Matthew and Charlotte are alone, for example, and on the last page of the novel). THE MOONFLOWER moves at a slow and grueling pace in typical gothic fashion but the atmosphere more than makes up for it. There are some dated descriptions that seem a little racist, but honestly this is one of the best portrayals of Asian culture for the time that it is written (and even in some contemporary literature I have read, which is sad /5(7).


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May 04,  · Grade ?A visually appealing picture book that introduces this flower and its unique blooming pattern, as well as a The moonflower book of nocturnal creatures. As night approaches, crickets, bats, owls, and other animals become active and the petals of the moonflower slowly unfurl.

Hawkmoths searching for nectar spread its pollen.5/5(8). May 25,  · A “brilliant, absorbing, [and] moving” novel of romantic suspense by a New York Times–bestselling, multiple award–winning author—who was herself born in Yokohama—The Moonflower is an authentic exploration of life in postwar Japan, as well as a chilling tale of guilt, family secrets, and a marriage at risk in the never-forgotten shadow of Hiroshima (Richmond Times-Dispatch)/5(8).

This book contained many elements of the traditional gothic romance, accentuated by The moonflower book setting and culture of Japan.

The descriptions of the environs, people and traditions were wonderful, and would provide a satisfying read to a lover of the gothic and of Japanese culture/5. The Moonflower by Peter Loewer and Jean Loewer (Peachtree Publishers )() is a sweet little children's picture book that introduces a number of scientific and gardening concepts (e.g., "nocturnal", "pistil and stamen") to young readers.

My rating: 7/10, finished 6/25//5. The Moonflower Vine, written in by Jetta Carleton, is considered a 'rediscovered classic'. It languished in obscurity for at least 24 years, untilwhen a new edition, with forward by Jane Smiley was published.

This is the edition I read. The book starts in the 's when The Soames family is getting ready for a summer reunion/5. Jun 30,  · Moonflower is not a typical YA shifter/werewolf love story, despite the love triangle and the fact that it features werewolf shifters.

One of the things I love most about this story is the originality/5. Mar 24,  · Jetta Carleton () moved from Holden, Missouri, to New York City to work as a television copywriter for national advertising agencies.

Her widely beloved New York Times bestseller The Moonflower Vine was, until now, her only published novel/5. May 07,  · Based on years of research and startling new evidence, the book is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, as each step in the investigation reveals a series of sinister secrets and reversals.

But more than that, it is a searing indictment of the callousness and prejudice toward American Indians that allowed the murderers to operate with impunity for so long/5(K). Apr 03,  · Killers of the Flower Moon; the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI is the One Book, One Community selection for this year in my area.

It's an important choice because apparently the systematic killings of scores of Osage Indians has been left out of our history books/5.

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann was a difficult book to read because of all the injustice to the Osage people /5. Books. The Moon Flower, a science fiction serial aired in G K Saunders; Moon-Flower, by Zoë Akins, adapted from a Hungarian play by Lajos Bíró.

Music. Moonflowers (band) Moonflower, a album by Carlos Santana; Moon Flower, a album by The Underneath "Moonflowers", a song sung by Dorothy Lamour in Road to Bali Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI is the third non-fiction book by American journalist David Grann.

The book was released on April 18, by Doubleday. Time magazine listed Killers of the Flower Moon as one of its top ten non-fiction books of The book is currently planned for production as a Martin Scorsese film to start filming in March Author: David Grann. Dec 29,  · the moonflower vine [jetta carleton] on akikopavolka.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

From the dust jacket: [the book] is about a family whose members love and respect one another, who have loyalty in their bones and a gift from the gods--a peaceful time and place to live in (the novel is set in Missouri over the past fifty years) and the ability to love life with passion and delight/5().

Jul 04,  · A “brilliant, absorbing, [and] moving” novel of romantic suspense by a New York Times–bestselling, multiple award–winning author—who was herself born in Yokohama—The Moonflower is an authentic exploration of life in postwar Japan, as well as a chilling tale of guilt, family secrets, and a marriage at risk in the never-forgotten shadow of Hiroshima (Richmond Times-Dispatch).Brand: Open Road Media.

Jun 11,  · · Jane Smiley included The Moonflower Vine among the classics she read (or reread) and then discussed in her book, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel, and wrote of it: This novel may be the most obscure contemporary novel on our list, but those who have read it, if the customer reviews at Earth’s Biggest Bookstore™ are any guide, are very loyal to it.

Apr 12,  · “Killers of the Flower Moon,” David Grann’s new book, recalls how Indians were killed by whites who coveted the oil under their land in s Oklahoma. Feb 06,  · David Grann’s true crime tale “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” is our February pick for the new PBS NewsHour-New York Times book.

This apparently autobiographical chronicle of a Missouri country family is a Literary Guild selection for January. Readers who seek a strong story line will look in vain for this merely records, and unfolds, the domestic trivialities as well as crises in a family of four daughters.

Their father, Matthew, is a schoolteacher who has had to struggle to educate himself, while his wife- Callie- is.

Apr 29,  · The latest New York Times bestseller from author David Grann ("The Lost City of Z") tells the terrible true story of how a vast oil deposit found on an Indian reservation in the s precipitated. Apr 17,  · This straightforward book’s title, by the way, is metaphorical: Killers of the Flower Moon is a twist on what the Osage call the prairie’s gigantic “flower-killing moon” in May, when Author: Don Oldenburg.

Nov 05,  · The Moonflower symbolizes dreaming of love. The collection will feature books from Heather Guimond, Lexi Hart, Kiersten Modglin, A.C. Williams, Samantha Morgan, Barbra Campbell, Lyssa Cole, and M. Piper. The Moonflower Collection can all be read as stand-alone books, guaranteed to give you a happily ever after and leave you breathless!/5(5).Aug 25,  · The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Moon Flower by Shirl Henke at Barnes & Noble.

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