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The Vision of Emma Blau

A Novel

by Ursula Hegi

  • 120 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Touchstone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Fiction,
  • Historical - General,
  • Sagas,
  • Fiction / Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7723033M
    ISBN 100684872730
    ISBN 109780684872735
    OCLC/WorldCa46426853

    More editions of Vision of Emma Blau: Vision of Emma Blau: ISBN () Softcover, Simon Shuster, ; The Vision of Emma Blau: ISBN () Softcover, Simon & Schuster, The bestselling and acclaimed author of "Stones from the River" and "The Vision of Emma Blau" renews her reputation as an extraordinary writer of short stories in this first collection in more than a decade. With her passion for storytelling and her elegant prose, Ursula Hegi balances us on that magical border where laughter and sorrow become one/5(4).

      Ursula Hegi is the author of The Worst Thing I've Done, Sacred Time, Hotel of the Saints, The Vision of Emma Blau, Tearing the Silence, Salt Dancers, Stones from the River, Floating in My Mother's Palm, Unearned Pleasures and Other Stories, Intrusions, and Trudi & teaches writing at Stonybrook's Southhampton Campus and she is the recipient of more than thirty grants and awards/5(96). The Vision of Emma Blau. by Ursula Hegi '78, '79G Simon and Schuster, Ursula Hegi's new novel begins and ends in an apartment building on Lake Winnipesaukee, a building made of the sweat and dreams of German immigrant Stefan Blau.

      From acclaimed novelist Hegi (The Vision of Emma Blau, , etc.), 11 short stories: finely wrought fables with transcendent resolutions rather than the usual open-ended contemporary slices of backdrops that range from Mexico to Germany, Hegi places her characters, who are seeking outcomes of one kind or another, in situations where they can find : Ursula Hegi. The Vision of Emma Blau is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with passion and aspirations, tragedy and redemption. At the beginning of the twentieth century, Stefan Blau, whom readers will remember from Stones from the River, flees Burg.


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The Vision of Emma Blau is a spinoff of Stones from the River, detailing the parallel story that starts with Stephen Blau running away from Bergdorf to find his way in America. He finally settles in New Hampshire and the story follows his family for several generations/5.

The Vision of Emma Blau is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with passion and aspirations, tragedy and redemption. At the beginning of the twentieth century, Stefan Blau, whom readers will remember from Stones from the River, flees Burgdorf, a small town in Germany, and comes to America in search of the vision he has dreamed of every night/5(53).

Spanning over ninety years and four generations, The Vision of Emma Blau explores the frailties and strength of the human condition. With musical pose, in-depth character development and multi-threaded plot lines, Hegi manages to deliver a clear story of unrequited /5.

Companion novel to Hegi’s Oprah-anointed Stones from the River (, etc.): an ambitious, multigenerational story about identity, fate, and the dark side of seemingly benign visions that dutifully plods through the years, detailing as it goes along the schematic lives of the Blau family held hostage to the Wasserburg, a once grand apartment building.

Thirteen-year-old Stefan Blau runs away Author: Ursula Hegi. Book reviews. The Vision of Emma Blau Ursula Hegi Review by Maude McDaniel. February This book's a carrier. No, not the Typhoid Mary kind, but the kind you carry around with you from place to place, the kitchen to the bedroom, the car to the dentist's office, just in case you might have an empty minute somewhere to check out the next.

The Vision of Emma Blau by Ursula Hegi is a novel with a noteworthy pedigree: not a sequel per se, but a third fictional meditation on the familial destinies and individual moral crises of a cast.

"The Vision of Emma Blau" is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with passion and aspirations, tragedy and redemption. At the beginning of the twentieth century, Stefan Blau flees Burgdorf, a small town in Germany, and comes to America in search of the vision that has grafted itself to his mind so tenaciously that he's dreamed of it 4/5(5).

The Vision of Emma Blau Ursula Hegi, Author Simon & Schuster $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book Much as she did in Stones from the. "The Vision of Emma Blau" by Ursula Hegi In a sweeping and ambitious novel, the author brings home the plight of German-Americans during and after World War II.

Editions for The Vision of Emma Blau: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition), (P Cited by: 4. "The Vision of Emma Blau is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with passion and aspirations, tragedy and redemption.

At the beginning of the twentieth century, Stefan Blau flees Burgdorf, a small town in Germany, and comes to America in search of the vision that has grafted itself to his mind so tenaciously that he's dreamed of it.

Get this from a library. The vision of Emma Blau. [Ursula Hegi] -- A tale of immigration and love follows a German man who flees to the United States at the start of the twentieth century and makes a life for himself, spawning four generations of descendants.

The Vision Of Emma Blau. By Ursula Hegi. Simon & Schuster The midsection of the book deals mostly with Helene and the children as they cope with their “otherness,” Helene a foreigner in her adoptive land, the children, separated by blood lines and set apart by name and custom in the land of their birth.

The story starts to wobble as. The Vision of Emma Blau is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with passion and aspirations, tragedy and redemption.

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"The Vision of Emma Blau" is the luminous epic of a bicultural family filled with passion and aspirations, tragedy and redemption. At the beginning of the twentieth century, Stefan Blau flees Burgdorf, a small town in Germany, and comes to America in search of the vision that has grafted itself to his mind so tenaciously that he's dreamed of it.

The Vision of Emma Blau; Buy this book Returning to Burgdorf, the small German community she memorably depicted in Floating in My Mother's Palm, Hegi captures the events and atmosphere in the. Book recommendations for people who like The Vision of Emma Blau by Ursula Hegi.

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The bestselling author of Stones from the River and The Vision of Emma Blau renews her reputation as an extraordinary writer of short stories in this major collection that balances her reader on the magical border of laughter and sorrow.

In Hotel of the Saints, Hegi enters the perspectives of lovers and loners, eccentrics and artists, children and parents: a musician tries to protect her Released on: Novem Simon & Schuster, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Near Fine.

Item # ISBN: Tight, clean. DJ shows light rubbing.Ursula Hegi is the author of The Worst Thing I've Done, Sacred Time, Hotel of the Saints, The Vision of Emma Blau, Tearing the Silence, Salt Dancers, Stones from the River, Floating in My Mother's Palm, Unearned Pleasures and Other Stories, Intrusions, and Trudi & teaches writing at Stonybrook's Southhampton Campus and she is the recipient of more than thirty grants and ed on: