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By Marjorie Kowalski Cole

"I could not positioned it down."

---Barbara Kingsolver

In 1955, Mary and Jim chief have the yank dream: careers in drugs; a tender and fit kin; or even a holiday home---a shabby lodge faraway from bustling Chicago. yet one scorching afternoon adjustments every little thing. Mary, now a widow, needs to discover a course out of her grief right into a destiny for herself and 5 small children.

In Michigan to promote the inn, Mary sees seven hawks riding the hurricane winds over the lake. This position, she thinks, can heal them with its wild good looks, so she strikes her kin to the northern lakeshore.

But Mary has forgotten what it really is wish to dwell in a tiny rural neighborhood, the place virtually every person has a stake in keeping the established order. secrets and techniques are saved at nice fee as Mary's youngsters frequently fight to elevate themselves. A coming-of-age tale for every family member, it is a novel of quiet heroism and the ability of non-public freedom.

Praise for Marjorie Kowalski Cole and her prior novel, Correcting the Landscape:

". . . her writing is easy, bright and gorgeous."

---Eugene Register-Guard

". . . a outstanding new expertise. Critics have covered as much as compliment the book."

---Tucson Citizen

"Cole's sort is sophisticated yet engrossing . . . it really is fairly a debut."


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