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The Signature of All Things

The Signature of All Things( )
Author: Gilbert, Elizabeth
Read by: Stevenson, Juliet
ISBN:978-1-74317-874-4
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Bolinda Publishing Pty, Limited
Imprint:Bolinda Audio
Book Format:Audio disc
List Price:AUD $44.95
Book Description:

Elizabeth Gilbert's first novel in twelve years is an extraordinary story of botany, exploration and desire, spanning across much of the 19th century. The novel follows the fortunes of the brilliant Alma Whittaker (daughter of a bold and charismatic botanical explorer) as she comes into her own within the world of plants and science. As Alma's careful studies of moss take her deeper into the mysteries of evolution, the man she loves draws her in the opposite direction ? into the realm...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Women
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.2 x 12.2 cm
Book Weight:0.073 Kilograms
Author Biography
Gilbert, Elizabeth (Author)
Elizabeth Gilbert was born in Waterbury, Connecticut on July 18, 1969. She received an undergraduate degree in political science from New York University. After college, she spent several years traveling around the country, working odd jobs and writing short stories. Early in her career, she also worked as a journalist for such publications as Spin, GQ and The New York Times Magazine. An article she wrote in GQ about her experiences bartending on the Lower East Side eventually became the basis for the movie Coyote Ugly.

She writes both fiction and nonfiction and her books include the short story collection Pilgrims, Stern Men, The Last American Man, Committed, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, and The Signature of All Things. Her memoir Eat, Pray, Love, was adapted into a movie starring Julia Roberts. She will be featured at the Sydney Writers Festival in March 2016.

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