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 lodge faraway from bustling Chicago. yet one scorching afternoon adjustments every 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 lodge, 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 relations to the northern lakeshore.
But Mary has forgotten what it truly is wish to dwell in a tiny rural neighborhood, the place virtually all people has a stake in retaining the established order. secrets and techniques are stored at nice rate as Mary's kids 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 earlier 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 type is refined yet engrossing . . . it really is rather a debut."
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A Spell on the Water (Sweetwater Fiction: Originals) by Marjorie Kowalski Cole