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Lighthouse Island

Paulette Jiles

Lighthouse Island

by Paulette Jiles

  • 148 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orphans,
  • Dystopias,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    In the coming centuries the world"s population has exploded. The earth is crowded with cities, animals are nearly all extinct, and drought is so widespread that water is rationed. There are no maps, no borders, no numbered years, and no freedom, except for an elite few. It is a harsh world for an orphan like Nadia Stepan. Growing up, she dreams of a green vacation spot called Lighthouse Island, in a place called the Pacific Northwest.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPaulette Jiles
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.J54 L54 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination392 pages
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27150010M
    ISBN 100062232509
    ISBN 109780062232502
    LC Control Number2013033183
    OCLC/WorldCa827259983

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$ 4. Christmas at the Cove: Heartwarming Women's Fiction (Five Island Cove Book 4) /5(13). Lighthouse Island is a beacon of hope for Nadia, the clever, resourceful young heroine of Paulette Jiles’ spellbinding new novel Jiles’ writing is crisp and vivid as always, and although her setting is vastly different, her themes—independence, individuality, love of the land—remain intact/5(16).

Eventually, her path crosses with James’, and he explains to her the vastness—and perhaps impossibility—of her undertaking. Nadia and James in due course fall in love and get married—and help each other on the long journey north to Lighthouse Island.

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