By Marjorie Kowalski Cole
In 1955, Mary and Jim chief have the yankee dream: careers in drugs; a tender and fit relatives; or even a holiday home---a shabby lodge faraway from bustling Chicago. yet one sizzling afternoon adjustments every little 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 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 relations to the northern lakeshore.
But Mary has forgotten what it really is wish to reside in a tiny rural group, the place nearly every body has a stake in preserving the established order. secrets and techniques are saved at nice price as Mary's teenagers 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 non-public freedom.
Praise for Marjorie Kowalski Cole and her past novel, Correcting the Landscape:
". . . her writing is easy, vibrant and gorgeous."
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"Cole's kind is refined yet engrossing . . . it truly is rather a debut."
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