The end of the ocean

The end of the ocean
Lunde, Maja
  • Item Type: Book - XX(1749267.2)
  • Published: 2019
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From the author of the #1 international bestseller The History of Bees, a captivating new novel about the threat of a worldwide water shortage as seen through the eyes of a father and daughter. In 2019, seventy-year-old Signe sets out on a hazardous voyage to cross an entire ocean in only a sailboat. She is haunted by the loss of the love of her life, and is driven by a singular and all-consuming mission to make it back to him. In 2041, David flees with his young daughter, Lou, from a war-torn Southern Europe plagued by drought. They have been separated from their rest of their family and are on a desperate search to reunite with them once again, when they find Signe's abandoned sailboat in a parched French garden, miles away from the nearest shore. As David and Lou discover personal effects from Signe's travels, their journey of survival and hope weaves together with Signe's, forming a heartbreaking, inspiring story about the power of nature and the human spirit.

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Climatic changes--Fiction.
Fathers and daughters--Fiction.


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9781471175527 (paperback)

Personal Author:

Lunde, Maja,


The end of the ocean / Maja Lunde ; [translated by Diane Oatley].

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London : Scribner, 2019.

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394 pages ; 24 cm

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Translated from the Norwegian.

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Subject term:

Climatic changes--Fiction.

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Fathers and daughters--Fiction.

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Oatley, Diane,

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