A Change in Altitude

A Novel
Author(s): Anita Shreve
Original Publish Date: Oct 06, 2009
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Audio (9.28 hours)
Product Number: Z100012451
Released: Oct 06, 2009
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ISBN: #9781415964187
Narrator/s: Anna Stone
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Margaret and Patrick have been married just a few months when they set off on what they hope will be a great adventure–a year living in Kenya. While Patrick practices equatorial medicine, Margaret works as a photojournalist. Shuttling between tony expatriate suburbs and squalid shantytowns, Margaret quickly realizes there is a great deal she doesn't know about the complex mores of her new home, and about her own husband. A British couple invites the newlyweds to join them on a climbing expedition to Mount Kenya, and they eagerly agree. But during their harrowing ascent, the unthinkable happens. In a reckless moment, a horrific accident occurs, and a life is claimed. In the aftermath of the tragedy, Margaret struggles to understand what happened on the mountain and how these events have transformed her and her marriage, perhaps forever. Revealing and intimate, A Change in Altitude illuminates the inner landscape of a couple, the irrevocable impact of tragedy, and the elusive nature of forgiveness.

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Author(s): Anita Shreve
Narrator(s): Anna Stone
Product Number CB981
Released: Oct 13, 2009
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Publisher: Hachette Audio
ISBN: #9781607882138
Author(s): Anita Shreve
Product Number EB00276514
Released: Apr 10, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
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