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Literature & Fiction

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Released: 2012-10-02

In Sunlight and In Shadow by Mark Helprin


Can love and honor conquer all?

Mark Helprin’s spell binding and sweeping novel springs from this deceptively easy question, and from the sight of a beautiful young woman, wearing white, on the Staten Island Ferry, at first of summer season, 1946.

Postwar New York glows with power. Harry Copeland, an elite paratrooper who fought at the back of enemy lines in Europe, has back dwelling to run the domestic business. But his life is upended with the aid of a single come across with the younger singer and heiress Catherine Thomas Hale, as they each and every fall for the other right away.

Harry and Catherine pursue one any other in a romance performed out in Broadway theaters, Long Island mansions, the workplaces of financiers, and the haunts of gangsters. Catherine’s possibility of Harry over her longtime fiancé endangers Harry’s livelihood and ultimately threatens his lifestyles. Finally, it is Harry’s phenomenal wartime expertise that offers him the character and means to combat for Catherine, and possibility the whole lot.

No longer on the grounds that Wintry weather’s Story has Mark Helprin written this type of magically inspiring saga. Entrancing in its lyricism, In Sunlight and in Shadow so powerfully draws you into New York at the dawn of the brand new age that, as in a vivid dream, you are going to not want to go away.

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Book Details

Writer: Mark Helprin Publisher: Houghton Mifflin H.. Binding: Kindle Adaptation Language: English Pages: 720

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