A Spell on the Water (Sweetwater Fiction: Originals) by Marjorie Kowalski Cole PDF

By Marjorie Kowalski Cole

ISBN-10: 0472034634

ISBN-13: 9780472034635

"I could not placed it down."

---Barbara Kingsolver

In 1955, Mary and Jim chief have the yankee dream: careers in medication; a tender and fit relatives; or even a holiday home---a shabby hotel faraway from bustling Chicago. yet one sizzling afternoon adjustments every little 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 inn, Mary sees seven hawks riding the typhoon winds over the lake. This position, she thinks, can heal them with its wild good looks, so she strikes her relatives to the northern lakeshore.

But Mary has forgotten what it is wish to stay in a tiny rural neighborhood, the place virtually every body has a stake in keeping the established order. secrets and techniques are saved at nice price as Mary's young children usually 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 non-public freedom.

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

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

---Eugene Register-Guard

". . . a notable new expertise. Critics have coated as much as compliment the book."

---Tucson Citizen

"Cole's type is refined yet engrossing . . . it's really a debut."


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