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By Conrad Richter

ISBN-10: 027102240X

ISBN-13: 9780271022406

ISBN-10: 9997557425

ISBN-13: 9789997557421

while John Donner returns to the East Coast after passing some day trip west, he unearths his domestic city submerged lower than the darkish waters of a brand new lake—created within the development of a close-by hydroelectric dam. even though the general public is banned from the world, Donner manages to speak his manner in—and recalls the lifestyles he led there some time past.

A haunting and lyrical tale, this publication offers with topics of kin historical past, reminiscence, reconciliation, and art’s function in growing group. The Waters of Kronos tells a narrative parallel to the lifetime of its author—and it's believed in definite circles to be autobiographical. It proven Richter’s popularity as a superb American novelist, successful the nationwide e-book Award in 1960.

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Conrad Richter (1890-1968) was once an American novelist who wrote in a extraordinarily lyrical variety. universal subject matters in his paintings comprise kinfolk, reminiscence, and the approach to life of a vanishing American frontier. Born in Pennsylvania, he grew up realizing the descendants of pioneer households. He took an early activity as editor of a neighborhood newspaper, on the age of nineteen. His brief tales have been released in several pulp magazines, together with Ghost tales, Triple-X, and Blue ebook.

Some of Richter’s so much recognized novels comprise the sunshine within the wooded area and Sea of Grass. He gained the Pulitzer Prize in 1951 for his novel town, the final in a trilogy approximately Ohio in the course of frontier occasions, and the nationwide e-book Award for The Waters of Kronos.

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