The Snow Child
A NovelBook Club Kit - 2012
10 books, 1 discussion guide, 6 week checkout. SUMMARY : "Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart--he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow. The next morning the snow child is gone--but they glimpse a young, blonde-haired girl running through the trees"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Reagan Arthur Books 2012
Edition: First Reagan ArthurBack Bay paperback edition
Branch Call Number: BOOK CLUB 2 GO IVEY
Characteristics: 10 books (391,15 p. ; 22 cm.) + 1 guide, 1 canvas bag
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