Martin Sloane

Martin Sloane

A Novel

Book - 2002
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Grand Central Pub
The story of a relationship across two decades, of Jolene's search for Martin Sloane when one day he disappears from their home without warning or explanation, is told in a novel that brilliantly and movingly explores the vagaries of love and friendship, the burdens of personal history, and the enigmatic power of art.

Baker & Taylor
Follows the evolving relationship between Irish-born artist Martin Sloan and Jolene Iolas, a young American woman drawn first to his art and then to the man, from their initial meeting to his disappearance and her search for him.

Blackwell North Amer
What does it really mean to love another person? The question hovers like a persistent wisp of fog over the story of Martin Sloane, an Irish-born artist who creates intricate, object-filled boxes, and Jolene Iolas, the young American woman who finds herself drawn first to Martin Sloane's art and then to the man himself. The story of their relationship across nearly two decades, and of Jolene's search for Martin Sloane when one day he disappears from their home without warning or explanation, is told in a novel that brilliantly and movingly explores the vagaries of love and friendship, the burdens of personal history, and the enigmatic power of art.

Baker
& Taylor

A debut novel explores the mysteries of human love, the complexities of friendship, and the extraordinary power of art as it follows the evolving relationship between talented, Irish-born artist Martin Sloan and Jolene Iolas, a young American woman drawn first to his art and then to the man, from their first meeting to his mysterious disappearance and her search for him. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Publisher: [Boston] : Back Bay Books, 2002, c2001
ISBN: 9780316739368
0316739367
Branch Call Number: FICTION REDHILL
Characteristics: 282 p. ; 21 cm

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Jul 28, 2011

It is about Jolene and Molly and their relationship as friends and how they compare their relationship with other men. The story follows Jolene and Martin through the inception of their friendship and then on to relationship. While showing glimpses into Martin's childhood and his experiences.

However, one night he disappears for no reason, Jolene is left to pick up the pieces of her life. All the while, the author gives descriptions of his art work and how is relates to Martin's moments in life. Then there is an opportunity for her to go back and relive his moments, will she be OK and come to terms with her love of Martin and his past?

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