Spoonhandle


      Spoonhandle
Originally published in 1946, Ruth Moore s second novel of life on the Maine coast was made into a Hollywood movie, Deep Waters, starring Jean Peters, Dana Andrews, and a young Dean Stockwell. New Download [ Spoonhandle ] Author [ Ruth Moore ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

Ruth Moore 1903 1989 was an important Maine author of the twentieth century She is best known for her honest portrayals of Maine people and evocative descriptions of the state Now primarily thought of as a regional writer, Moore was a significant literary figure on the national stage during her career Her second novel Spoonhandle spent fourteen weeks on the New York Times bestseller list in the company of George Orwell, W Somerset Maugham and Robert Penn Warren In her time, Moore was hailed as New England s only answer to Faulkner.In 1940 Ruth met Eleanor Mayo, an aspiring writer also from Maine, and the two soon became a couple They returned to New York where Ruth got a job with The Readers Digest while writing her first novel, The Weir, which was published in 1943.

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  • Paperback
  • 378 pages
  • Spoonhandle
  • Ruth Moore
  • English
  • 06 August 2018
  • 0942396499

10 thoughts on “ Spoonhandle

  1. says:

    I was pleasantly surprised by this book I read it for a class I m taking I had not heard of Ruth Moore or this book before, but I absolutely loved it Such a beautifully captured snapshot of 1930s life on the Maine coast I want to findof Moore s books now.

  2. says:

    Some of the best and also most heart wrenching writing I have read in a long time Funny how the characters felt about Maine tourism and summer people in 1937 is how many of us still feel about it today Like New York and Boston took a puke.

  3. says:

    A long lost gem So happy I stumbled across this fine, old fashioned treat It s well written and evenly paced and stands the test of time.

  4. says:

    An old treasure which will have me looking further forfrom this author and others.

  5. says:

    I love Ruth Moore When it comes to authors who have created versions of Maine, she is the best While I am still pondering how Spoonhandle stacks up against The Weir, another Moore classic, I ll say I thoroughly enjoyed this book Moore artfully depicts a Maine coastal village in transition from an old fashioned, self sufficient, family based culture and economy to one where summer people drive the economy and way of life, as several characters learn I d recommend this book to anyone who lov I love Ruth Moore When it comes to authors who have created versions of Maine, she is the best While I am still pondering how Spoonhandle stacks up against The Weir, another Moore classic, I ll say I thoroughly enjoyed this book Moore artfully depicts a Maine coastal village in transition from an old fashioned, self sufficient, family ...

  6. says:

    This is an enjoyable book if you have any interest in Maine, it should be on your to read list It was written in 1946 about a community in transition even then from the old family centered way of life to one where the summer people are beginning to exert their influence into the community, changing things Little Spoon Island is a real island I looked it up , but the book is fiction The characters are well developed through their interactions with each other, as there are several plots This is an enjoyable book if you have any interest in Maine, it should be on your to read list It was written in 1946 about a community in transition even then from the old family centered way of life to one where the summer people are beginning to exert their influence into the community, changing things Little Spoon Island is a real island I looked it up , but the book is fiction The characters are well developed through their interactions with each other, a...

  7. says:

    When in Maine read a book that takes place in Maine This book was published in 1946 and I guess was made into the film Deep Waters It has been recently put back into print and glad it was I enjoyed this story very much A good old fashioned telling of life in Maine by the sea Characters were great and book takes place with a transition of women s roles, family dynamics, selling of land to summer people , those who have gone away , etc And a good old fashioned love story I plan to read ot When in Maine read a book that takes place in Maine This book was published in 1946 and I guess was made into the film Deep Waters It has been recently put back into print and glad it was I enjoyed this story very much...

  8. says:

    I couldn t have found aenjoyable read, I don t think It s old fashioned in a lovely way, with regular folks scrabbling up a living on the Maine coast Full of anti city prejudice and boldly mocking the small minds of many people, I went along wi...

  9. says:

    I really enjoyed this book, although it s set in Maine around 1937 I believe Maine is a place I ve never visited, but it has many similarities with some of the coastal areas of Scotland, where locals have been priced out of ...

  10. says:

    Completely loved it Many thanks to my friend Sarah who gave it to me, neither of us realizing Moore was my childhood neighbor If I d ONLY known If you grew up on the coast of Maine or have grandparents from Maine this is a MUST read The language made me feel...

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