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Servants of the Map

Stories

by Andrea Barrett

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7453940M
ISBN 100393323579
ISBN 109780393323573

  Writer Andrea Barrett has published five novels: Lucid Stars, Secret Harmonies, The Middle Kingdom, The Forms of Water and The Voyage of the Narwhal and two story collections, Ship Fever (for which she won a National Book Award for Fiction in ) and most recently Servants of the Map (Feb. ).. Andrea Barrett grew up on Cape Cod, Massachusetts and studied biology at Union . Servants of the Map by Andrea Barrett starting at $ Servants of the Map has 4 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Servants Of The Map () About book: I discovered Andrea Barrett through Ship Fever: Stories, a collection of stories which won the National Book Award in For some reason I thought that I'd be reading science-fiction, but what I got instead was fiction about science - a rare breed, which I'll hopefully get to reviewing one day Barrett writes beautifully about very different. Synopsis " [story] is rich and independent and beautiful and should draw Barrett many new admirers."--Publishers Weekly, starred review Ranging across two centuries, and from the western Himalaya to an Adirondack village, these wonderfully imagined stories and novellas travel the territories of yearning and awakening, of loss and unexpected discovery.

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A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in (and one of my own personal favorites from that summer), the stunningly crafted Servants of the Map is composed of six interconnected tales of the natural world and the complex inner lives of the scientists, explorers, and others who feel its pull.

Andrea Barrett, author of the National Book Award-winning Ship Fever and The Voyage of the Narwhal 4/5.

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(23). SERVANTS OF THE MAP Andrea Barrett, Author, Moshe a multitude of seekers and healers populate this luminous new collection of two novellas and four stories by National Book Award–winner.

'Servants of the Map confirms how deserving Barrett is to be ranked with Alice Munro and the other great North American storytellers of the moment It is the precision of her words, and the intelligence with which she creates bonds between characters from an age.

“Servants of the Map” consists mostly of letters that Max Vigne, a young surveyor with a British mapping party in the Himalayan Mountains, writes to his wife, Clara, in England. But they are motivated equally by desire and loneliness, and the theme of domestic life runs like a countermelody through each of the six lovely, deeply memorable stories in Servants of the Map.

The narrator of the title story, a cartographer in the Grand Trigonometrical Survey of India, is a timid, home- and family-loving man, but the. Nonetheless, despite the subtle links among them, the six stories can each stand alone as a self-contained story.

And marvelously rich and compact tales they are, ones that in the hands of less accomplished authors would end up as three-hundred page novels. SERVANTS OF THE MAP is /5. SERVANTS OF THE MAP by They make this an annoyingly arty book, hiding more than not behind Hemingwayesque time-signatures and puerile repetitions about war (and memory and everything else, for that matter) being hell and heaven both.

A disappointment. A national hardback bestseller in the US – another magnificently imagined and executed book of historical fiction with a contemporary twist, from one of the masters of the form. ‘These stories possess a wonderful clarity and ease, the serene authority of a writer working at the very height of her powers.' New York Times Ranging across two centuries, and from the western Himalayas to an /5(7).

This book is intended as a spiritual guide for Sunday School servants. The contents of the book are based on lessons given in servants meetings for the past 8 years in St. Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Raleigh, NC, covering the period - The book is broken up into several chapters, covering topics that are suitable for discussion File Size: 2MB.

Buy a cheap copy of Servants of the Map: Stories book by Andrea Barrett. No one limns the opposing pull of inner and outer worlds more eloquently than Andrea Barrett. Her naturalists, explorers, scientists, and healers are driven to work Free shipping over $/5(5).

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She teaches at Williams College and lives in northwestern Massachusetts/5(8). By Andrea Barrett. Andrea Barrett. $ Six short stories that read like a novel. Prose so exquisite it reads like poetry. A natural order so awesome it puts science to shame. National Book Award winner Andrea Barrett unveils a tour de force of the imagination in this exultant exploration of the inquisitive mind and boundless spirit.

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Norton & Company. Dive into the archives and scour the libraries, as I did when researching my book Servants: a downstairs view of century Britain, and there is Author: Lucy Lethbridge. "Servants of the Map" Max Vigne is an English Civil Junior Sub-Assistant surveyor in the Himalayas away from his wife and young family.

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Andrea Barrett is the author of The Air We Breathe, Servants of the Map (finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), The Voyage of the Narwhal, Ship Fever (winner of the National Book Award), and other books.

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