The Snow Child
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The Snow Child  (English, Hardcover, Eowyn Ivey)

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  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Headline Review
  • Genre: Fiction
  • ISBN: 9780755380527, 0755380525
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A bewitching tale of heartbreak and hope set in 1920s Alaska. Jack and Mabel have staked everything on making a fresh start for themselves in a homestead 'at the world's edge' in the raw Alaskan wilderness. But as the days grow shorter, Jack is losing his battle to clear the land, and Mabel can no longer contain her grief for the baby she lost many years before. The evening the first snow falls, their mood unaccountably changes. In a moment of tenderness, the pair are surprised to find themselves building a snowman - or rather a snow girl - together. The next morning, all trace of her has disappeared, and Jack can't quite shake the notion that he glimpsed a small figure - a child? - running through the spruce trees in the dawn light. And how to explain the little but very human tracks Mabel finds at the edge of their property? Written with the clarity and vividness of the Russian fairytale from which it takes its inspiration, The Snow Childis an instant classic - the story of a couple who take a child into their hearts, all the while knowing they can never truly call her their own.
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  • Tinder Press
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Author
  • Eowyn Ivey
Dimensions
Width
  • 0.22 inch
Height
  • 0.06 inch
Length
  • 5.43 in
Weight
  • 550 g
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