The end of the point

a novel
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  • English
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Harper , New York
FICTION / Family Life, Social life and customs, Conflict of generations, Fiction, FICTION / Lit
StatementElizabeth Graver
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3557.R2864 E53 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25372266M
ISBN 139780062184849
LC Control Number2012025261

An unforgettable portrait of one family's journey through the second half of the twentieth century, The End of the Point artfully probes the hairline fractures hidden beneath the surface of our lives and traces the fragile and enduring bonds that connect us.

With subtlety and grace, Elizabeth Graver illuminates the powerful legacy of family and place, exploring what we are born into and what we pass down, /5(). The End of the Point by Elizabeth Graver is a family saga that basically covers three generations, with the connection being their summers spent at the coast in Ashaunt, Massachusetts.

Graver opens the novel with a brief passage about the arrival of the first Europeans to the point/5.

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An unforgettable portrait of one family's journey through the second half of the twentieth century, The End of the Point. artfully probes the hairline fractures hidden beneath the surface of our lives and traces the fragile and enduring bonds that connect us.

With subtlety and grace, Elizabeth Graver illuminates the powerful legacy of family and place, exploring what we are born into and what Author: Elizabeth Graver. A precisely observed, superbly crafted novel, The End of the Point by Elizabeth Graver charts the dramatic changes in the lives of three generations of The end of the point book remarkable family, and the summer place that both shelters and isolates them/5().

An unforgettable portrait of one family’s journey through the second half of the twentieth century, The End of the Point artfully probes the hairline fractures hidden beneath the surface of our lives and traces the fragile and enduring bonds that connect us.

With subtlety and grace, Elizabeth Graver illuminates the powerful legacy of family and place, exploring what we are born into, what we pass. The End of the Point is intimate and rich and compelling, a sprawling saga that evokes both the wildness and fragility of the New England coast.

Leah Hager Cohen, author of The Grief of Others Elizabeth Graver is an uncommonly fine writer: dancingly in command of language, yet always, foremost, faithful to something quieter and more essential - call it The end of the point book complexities of truth.

In “The End of the Point,” her fourth novel, she uses that skill to appeal to the nostalgia of anyone with fond memories of escaping to a seaside refuge that has a Author: Alida Becker. “The End of the Point” is a work of uncommon gracefulness, as much in its boundless empathy as in the luminosity of its prose.

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The attachment in this book transcends time and personality.

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While others may be confused or frightened, you can be calm and comforted. Spanning several decades and several generations, Elizabeth Graver's The End of the Point is a novel pulled together by a strong and unifying sense of place.

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Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Leon Lam. out of 5 stars A little disappointed. Reviewed in Reviews: The End of the Point Elizabeth Graver. Harper, $ (p) ISBN Unfortunately, the latter sections of the book, which focus mostly on.

Excerpt The End of the Point. On the stillest, emptiest days, you can almost but not quite imagine the place when it was lived on by its earliest people, the trapping and fishing, tying and smashing, the waves the same, the rocky beaches too, but no army base, no bisecting road or fighter planes up from Otis Air Force Base, Code Red.

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Longlisted for the National Book Award for FictionAshaunt Point, Massachusetts, has anchored life for generations of the Porter family, who summer along its remote, rocky shore. But inthe U.S. Army arrives on the Point, bringing havoc and change. That summer, the two older Porter girls—teenagers Helen and Dossie—run wild while their only brother, Charlie, goes off to train for war.

Ashaunt Point has provided sanctuary and anchored life for generations of the Porter family. But inthe U.S. Army arrives on the Point, bringing havoc and change. As the decades pass, Helen and then her son Charlie return to the Point, seeking refuge from the chaos of rapidly changing times.

But Ashaunt is not entirely removed from events unfolding beyond its borders, and. Although it remains to be seen exactly when the 1, days and the 1, days will begin and end, these end-time events all seem to culminate at the time of the return of Jesus Christ.

The point is: God’s people will need to endure until these times are fulfilled. Daniel prophesied the deliverance of God’s people in the end times. Get this from a library. The end of the point: a novel.

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How we have reached the boiling point of something far bigger than a particular social or cultural change. Why he believes we have approached the biggest event in world history—the end of the age.

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