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Inga is an author and illustrator. She began writing poetry and drawing at a young age. She has worked for a newspaper, tutored children in reading and writing and most recently, opened a successful shop where she creates custom illustrations of pets and people and architecture. Two years ago, she wrote and illustrated three children's books. After a seaside vacation, and "spirited" experience, she was inspired to write and illustrate this novella. She continually sketches and writes about nature, history, animals, people and travels.

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In the Age of Buoyancy
A Novella
by Inga Eissmann Buccella View author's profile page

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In the late 19th century, wife and mother Chiara enjoys her full and happy life—yet spells of melancholy haunt her. She seeks respite from her inner darkness at the new seaside cottage she and her husband have built, but wonders if she'll truly find it. More than a hundred years later, Luna, her husband and son discover the charm of Cape May when they rent a cozy summer home, and the sunny days bring the family closer. But like Chiara, Luna suffers from moments of despair, and when tragedy strikes, these parallel timelines collide.
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Two timelines run parallel in this Victorian, but contemporary novella. The end of 19th century was a time of scientific, and engineering discovery. And maybe personal discovery as well. Chiara an Italian immigrant, wife of a banker , and mother to four children, has a full life. She has everything in the world to bring her joy and yet spells of meloncholia sometimes haunt her. Can the lady be brought happiness by summering in their seaside cottage in Cape May, New Jersey? In 2015, Luna and her firefighter husband, discover the charm and mystical qualities of Cape May. Along with their young son, they begin annual week long summer vacations in Cape May. Sunny days at the rented beach house bring the family closer. But intermittent grey clouds, and waves of sadness sometimes linger in Luna's mind. The two timelines run parallel until....

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Overview


In the late 19th century, wife and mother Chiara enjoys her full and happy life—yet spells of melancholy haunt her. She seeks respite from her inner darkness at the new seaside cottage she and her husband have built, but wonders if she'll truly find it. More than a hundred years later, Luna, her husband and son discover the charm of Cape May when they rent a cozy summer home, and the sunny days bring the family closer. But like Chiara, Luna suffers from moments of despair, and when tragedy strikes, these parallel timelines collide.

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Description


Two timelines run parallel in this Victorian, but contemporary novella. The end of 19th century was a time of scientific, and engineering discovery. And maybe personal discovery as well. Chiara an Italian immigrant, wife of a banker , and mother to four children, has a full life. She has everything in the world to bring her joy and yet spells of meloncholia sometimes haunt her. Can the lady be brought happiness by summering in their seaside cottage in Cape May, New Jersey? In 2015, Luna and her firefighter husband, discover the charm and mystical qualities of Cape May. Along with their young son, they begin annual week long summer vacations in Cape May. Sunny days at the rented beach house bring the family closer. But intermittent grey clouds, and waves of sadness sometimes linger in Luna's mind. The two timelines run parallel until....

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Book details

Genre:FICTION

Subgenre:Historical

Language:English

Pages:170

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9780578513270


Overview


In the late 19th century, wife and mother Chiara enjoys her full and happy life—yet spells of melancholy haunt her. She seeks respite from her inner darkness at the new seaside cottage she and her husband have built, but wonders if she'll truly find it. More than a hundred years later, Luna, her husband and son discover the charm of Cape May when they rent a cozy summer home, and the sunny days bring the family closer. But like Chiara, Luna suffers from moments of despair, and when tragedy strikes, these parallel timelines collide.

Read more

Description


Two timelines run parallel in this Victorian, but contemporary novella. The end of 19th century was a time of scientific, and engineering discovery. And maybe personal discovery as well. Chiara an Italian immigrant, wife of a banker , and mother to four children, has a full life. She has everything in the world to bring her joy and yet spells of meloncholia sometimes haunt her. Can the lady be brought happiness by summering in their seaside cottage in Cape May, New Jersey? In 2015, Luna and her firefighter husband, discover the charm and mystical qualities of Cape May. Along with their young son, they begin annual week long summer vacations in Cape May. Sunny days at the rented beach house bring the family closer. But intermittent grey clouds, and waves of sadness sometimes linger in Luna's mind. The two timelines run parallel until....

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About the author


Inga is an author and illustrator. She began writing poetry and drawing at a young age. She has worked for a newspaper, tutored children in reading and writing and most recently, opened a successful shop where she creates custom illustrations of pets and people and architecture. Two years ago, she wrote and illustrated three children's books. After a seaside vacation, and "spirited" experience, she was inspired to write and illustrate this novella. She continually sketches and writes about nature, history, animals, people and travels.

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