The Luminaries

by Eleanor Catton

The Luminaries

Hardcover, 834 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $27 | purchase

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Book Summary

In a coastal New Zealand town during the 1866 gold rush, prostitute Anna Wetherell is arrested on the same day that three men with various connections to her disappear.

Awards and Recognition

Booker Prize (2013)

19 weeks on NPR Hardcover Fiction Bestseller List

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