Ernie"s Ark stories by Monica Wood

Cover of: Ernie

Published by Chronicle Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Literary,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Community life,
  • Social interaction

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8002191M
ISBN 100811834611
ISBN 109780811834612

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This is the second time I have read Ernie's Ark. First was for a One Book, One Community program and now for a discussion in advance of a local theater group's production of "Papermaker," Wood's play based on this novel.

This is a small but mighty book/5. ERNIE'S ARK is an astounding book. This collection, like the ark of the title story, is built one piece at a time, one story on top of the last, until the reader is left with a magnificent monument to its characters.

Set in the town of Abbott Falls, Maine, during a lengthy labor strike, the stories focus on those struggling to make connections /5(56). Ernie’s Ark is as true as life.”—Christina Baker Kline, # 1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train. In ten interlinking stories, the town of Abbott Falls, Maine reacts as Ernie Whitten, pipefitter, builds an ark in his backyard.

The community itself is struggling to survive as a strike at the local paper mill wears on. “In this extraordinary book, Monica Wood plumbs the depths of the human soul with a perceptive eye and a generous heart.

Ernie’s Ark tells the story of a quixotic quest born of grief and longing and its reverberations throughout a small Maine mill town. As its inhabitants―husbands and wives, parents and children, friends and enemies―take stock of themselves and each other, their /5(16).

ERNIE'S ARK is an astounding book. This collection, like the ark of the title story, is built one piece at a time, one story on top of the last, until the reader is left with a magnificent monument to its characters.

Set in the town of Abbott Falls, Maine, during a lengthy labor strike, the stories focus on those struggling to make connections 5/5(5). In this extraordinary book, Monica Wood plumbs the depths of the human soul with a perceptive eye and a generous heart.

Ernie's Ark tells the story of a quixotic quest born of grief and longing and its reverberations throughout a small Maine mill town.

As its inhabitants—husbands and wives, parents and children, friends and enemies—take Brand: David R. Godine, Publisher.

Ernie, just days shy of retirement when the strike hits, finds new purpose in building an ark in the backyard.

Written with a quiet grace and lyrical power, Ernies Ark is a moving work by a Ernies Ark book who understands the vagaries and hopes of the human heart. Ernie's Ark Stories (Book): Wood, Monica: The paper mill looms up from the riverbank in Abbott Falls, Maine, a town once drenched with ordinary hopes and dreams, now praying for a small drop of good fortune.

Ernie Whitten, a pipe fitter, was three weeks away from a pension-secured retirement when the union went on strike eight months ago. Now his wife Marie is ill. “In this extraordinary book, Monica Wood plumbs the depths of the human soul with a perceptive eye and a generous heart.

Ernie’s Ark tells the story of a quixotic quest born of grief and longing and its reverberations throughout a small Maine mill town. As its inhabitants―husbands and wives, parents and children, friends and enemies―take stock of themselves and each other, their Reviews: Ernie Whitten, a pipe fitter, was three weeks away from a pension-secured retirement when the union went on strike eight months ago.

Now his wife Marie is ill. Struck with sudden inspiration, Ernie builds a giant ark in his backyard. Ernie's Ark: The Abbott Falls Stories, Paperback by Wood, Monica; Wood, Monica (FRW), ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US "In ten interlinking stories, the town of Abbot Falls reacts as Ernie Whitten, pipefitter, builds an ark in his backyard.

Twenty years after it was first published, ‘Ernie’s Ark’ feels as fresh as ever. Monica Wood's collection of linked stories is set in a Maine paper mill town and anchored by a sense of decency. Ernie's Ark. Author:Wood, Monica. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard.

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ISBN / ISBN Published by. ‎ A heart-wrenching story collection from the acclaimed author of THE ONE-IN-A-MILLION BOY, Monica Wood. ERNIE'S ARK tells interconnected stories of a small town's people, determined to survive Perfect for those who love reading Anne Tyler, Joanna Cannon and Emma Healey.

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Ernie's Ark: stories. Stock Image. Stock Image. View Larger Image Ernie's Ark: stories Wood, Monica. ratings by Goodreads. ISBN / ISBN Published by Price: $ Chronicle Books, Hardcover. Good. A collection of nine interrelated stories is set in the small town of Abbott Falls, Maine, and follows the community's reaction to a devastating mill strike, during which a man on the brink of retirement finds new purpose in building an ark in his backyard.

Reader's Guide included. Reissue. The Animal Ark series is a series of long running children’s books which are written by a group of writers under the guidance of author Ben M. Baglio. In order to write some parts of the series, author Baglio used the pen name of Lucy Daniels and all the other books were written under his original name.

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It is a work of art, a vessel to carry them both away, and a plea to God to spare Marie, come hell or high the ark takes shape, the rest of the town carries on.

There's Dan Little, sent to fine Ernie for building the ark, who makes a significant. Random House Publishing Group, Paperback.

Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spi.: Ernie's Ark: stories: New. Passion for : $Acclaimed novelist Monica Wood again turns her keen eye and wry humor to small town Maine.

Nine interrelated stories create a layered and complex portrait of a community in the midst of crisis as a strike wears on at the paper mill, and the residents of Abbott Falls feel the reverberations of the towns shifting fortune. Ernie, just days shy of.

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