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The Resource Outlander

Outlander

Label
Outlander
Title
Outlander
Statement of responsibility
Diana Gabaldon
Title variation
Out lander
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNOW A STARZ ORIGINAL SERIES Unrivaled storytelling. Unforgettable characters. Rich historical detail. These are the hallmarks of Diana Gabaldon's work. Her New York Times bestselling Outlander novels have earned the praise of critics and captured the hearts of millions of fans. Here is the story that started it all, introducing two remarkable characters, Claire Beauchamp Randall and Jamie Fraser, in a spellbinding novel of passion and history that combines exhilarating adventure with a love story for the ages.Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American ReadScottish Highlands, 1945. Claire Randall, a former British combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach—an "outlander"—in a Scotland torn by war and raiding clans in the year of Our Lord . . . 1743. Claire is catapulted into the intrigues of a world that threatens her life, and may shatter her heart. Marooned amid danger, passion, and violence, Claire learns her only chance of safety lies in Jamie Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior. What begins in compulsion becomes urgent need, and Claire finds herself torn between two very different men, in two irreconcilable lives.This eBook includes the full text of the novel plus the following additional content:• An excerpt from Diana Gabaldon's Dragonfly in Amber, the second novel in the Outlander series • An interview with Diana Gabaldon • An Outlander reader's guide Praise for Outlander "Marvelous and fantastic adventures, romance, sex . . . perfect escape reading."—San Francisco Chronicle "History comes deliciously alive on the page."—New York Daily News
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Summary
Hurtled back through time more than two hundred years to Scotland in 1743, Claire Randall finds herself caught in the midst of an unfamiliar world torn apart by violence, pestilence, and revolution and haunted by her growing feelings for James Fraser, a young soldier
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
RITA Award for Best Romance of 1991.
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Cataloging source
HCO
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Gabaldon, Diana
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Series statement
Outlander novels
Series volume
0001
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  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Romance
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Outlander
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Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780440335160
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Outlander
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780440335160
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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