By Marjorie Kowalski Cole
In 1955, Mary and Jim chief have the yankee dream: careers in drugs; a tender and fit kin; or even a holiday home---a shabby hotel faraway from bustling Chicago. yet one scorching afternoon adjustments every thing. Mary, now a widow, needs to discover a direction out of her grief right into a destiny for herself and 5 small children.
In Michigan to promote the hotel, Mary sees seven hawks riding the typhoon winds over the lake. This position, she thinks, can heal them with its wild attractiveness, so she strikes her kinfolk to the northern lakeshore.
But Mary has forgotten what it really is wish to reside in a tiny rural group, the place nearly each person has a stake in conserving the established order. secrets and techniques are stored at nice price as Mary's youngsters frequently fight to elevate themselves. A coming-of-age tale for every family member, this can be a novel of quiet heroism and the facility of private freedom.
Praise for Marjorie Kowalski Cole and her past novel, Correcting the Landscape:
". . . her writing is easy, brilliant and gorgeous."
". . . a outstanding new expertise. Critics have covered as much as compliment the book."
"Cole's sort is refined yet engrossing . . . it's fairly a debut."
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A Spell on the Water (Sweetwater Fiction: Originals) by Marjorie Kowalski Cole