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Outerbridge reach.

Stone, Robert

Outerbridge reach.

by Stone, Robert

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Published by Andre Deutsch in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination409p.
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19672194M
ISBN 100233987746

Complete summary of Robert Stone's Outerbridge Reach. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Outerbridge Reach.   "Outerbridge Reach" itself has a lot to recommend it, though many of its themes will surely be familiar to Stone's readers. This time, Stone tackles the social and emotional fallout of the sixties from a different perspective, making Owen Browne, a conservative former Navy officer, his narrator. The book's structure, which hinges on the /5(3).

In Outerbridge Reach () Owen Browne, a yacht salesman who served in Vietnam, turns away from the superficiality of his comfortable life in s America to test his courage and resolve in a solo round-the-world boat race. His decision draws the attention of Ron Strickland, a documentary filmmaker intent on exposing the hidden truth about. ROBERT STONE was the author of seven novels: A Hall of Mirrors, Dog Soldiers (winner of the National Book Award), A Flag for Sunrise, Children of Light, Outerbridge Reach, Damascus Gate, and Bay of Souls. His story collection, Bear and His Daughter, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and his memoir, Prime Green, was published in /5.

Get this from a library! Outerbridge reach. [Robert Stone] -- A portrait of two men and the powerful, unforgettable woman they both love - and for whom they are both ready, in . In this towering story about a man pitting himself against the sea, against society, and against himself, Robert Stone again demonstrates that he is.


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"Outerbridge Reach" by Robert Stone is a beautifully written novel about lost dreams and ideals, and the limitations of the human spirit.

This is no "Chicken Soup" feel-good book, but rather an existential extravaganza about life, God, and the dark possibilities that face human Outerbridge reach. book in extremis/5(26). Robert Stone is the author of "Outerbridge Reach" -- a superbly probing psychological novel of three interacting characters (two men and one woman,) based on the background to and carry through of a single-handed round-the-world yachting race/5.

Inviting comparison with the great sea novels of Conrad, Melville, and Hemingway, Outerbridge Reach is also the portrait of two men and the powerful, unforgettable woman they both love – and for whom they are both ready, in their very different ways, to stake everything.

Inviting comparison with the great sea novels of Conrad, Melville, and Hemingway, Outerbridge Reach is also the portrait of two men and the powerful, unforgettable woman they both love - and for whom they are both ready, in their very different ways, to stake : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Stone's best book since Dog Soldiers, and arguably even better. An Annapolis grad and Vietnam vet, now a sailboat salesman in Connecticut, the elegant and thoughtful Owen Browne finds himself enrolled in a grand adventure&#;sailing solo around the world&#;after his millionaire boat-maker boss, who was meant to make the sail, disappears under shady circumstances.

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Fiction Outerbridge Reach. April 7, Robert Stone’s Outerbridge Reach is a magnificent book. And magnificent—with its roots in magnus, great, and facere, to make—is just the right word, le mot juste.

This novel is large and ambitious and although there is a point in the story at which the tension—that tautness in the long line that has been pulling the reader along from the very. Outerbridge Reach (), a novel by American author Robert Stone, follows middle-aged, well-to-do Vietnam veteran Owen Browne as he volunteers for the task.

`A tough, elegant, alarming novel. Stone writes superbly about the sea, about fear and loneliness, about life in extremis In Outerbridge Reach, he has produced what I believe will come to be recognized as a quintessential novel of the Reagan era, along with Updike's Rabbit at Rest and Don DeLillo's Mao II ' John Banville, Guardian `Stone.

Inviting comparison with the great sea novels of Conrad, Melville, and Hemingway, Outerbridge Reach is also the portrait of two men and the powerful, unforgettable woman they both love - and for whom they are both ready, Read Full Overview5/5(5).

Outerbridge Reach (Signed First Edition) by Robert Stone and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Outerbridge Reach by Robert Stone, Signed, franklin. Books. Books See all Books. Book Reviews A Flag for Sunrise, and Children of Light), Stone’s protagonist in Outerbridge Reach is a man.

"Outerbridge Reach" by Robert Stone is a beautifully written novel about lost dreams and ideals, and the limitations of the human spirit. This is no "Chicken Soup" feel-good book, but rather an existential extravaganza about life, God, and the dark possibilities that face human beings in extremis/5.

Inviting comparison with the great sea novels of Conrad, Melville, and Hemingway, Outerbridge Reach is also the portrait of two men and the powerful, unforgettable woman they both love - and for whom they are both ready, in their very different ways, to stake everything.

But begin with Outerbridge Reach. It reaches through surfaces to the corruption underlying ideals - personal and national - as surely as A Scarlet Letter and Moby Dick.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. [email protected] out of 5 stars A momentous book /5(14). Inviting comparison with the great sea novels of Conrad, Melville, and Hemingway, Outerbridge Reach is also the portrait of two men and the powerful, unforgettable woman they both love - and for whom they are both ready, in their very different ways, to stake everything/5(3).

Outerbridge Reach Robert B. Stone, Author Harper Perennial $13 (p) ISBN is a National Book Critics Circle Award nominee. (Mar.) DETAILS. Reviewed on. Editions for Outerbridge Reach: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in 19 Author: Robert Stone. Like Robert Stone’s four previous novels, OUTERBRIDGE REACH is an ambitious book, one that addresses the State of the Union and the state.

: OUTERBRIDGE REACH: Fine/Fine 1st edition/3rd printing. Signed and inscribed on half title page. Hard Cover with a DJ, navy blue cloth spine/cream boards, gold titles and decorations are bright, pages, jacket illustration is Kent's 'Hail and Farewell', grams/2 lb 2 oz. PLEASE NOTE: over 2 lbs, may require additional shipping charges for international shipping.

In fact, "Outerbridge Reach" is like a thriller in that we're made to care intensely about what happens next and who's going to get hurt. Mr. Stone's novels are always heavily allusive, to previous.Outercourse: the be-dazzling voyage: containing recollections from my Logbook of a radical feminist philosopher (be-ing an account of my time/space travels and ideas--then, again, now, and how).Outerbridge Reach by Robert Stone starting at $ Outerbridge Reach has 11 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.