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The high mountains of Portugal : a novel
Title:
The high mountains of Portugal : a novel
ISBN:
9780812997170
Physical Description:
332 pages ; 22 cm
Abstract:
In Lisbon in 1904, a young man named Tomás discovers an old journal. It hints at the existence of an extraordinary artifact that--if he can find it--would redefine history. Traveling in one of Europe's earliest automobiles, he sets out in search of this strange treasure. Thirty-five years later, a Portuguese pathologist devoted to the murder mysteries of Agatha Christie finds himself at the center of a mystery of his own and drawn into the consequences of Tomás's quest. Fifty years on, a Canadian senator takes refuge in his ancestral village in northern Portugal, grieving the loss of his beloved wife. But he arrives with an unusual companion: a chimpanzee. And there the century-old quest will come to an unexpected conclusion.
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Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2016]
General Note (Repeatable):
"Author of Life of Pi"--Jacket.
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