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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 scorching 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 hurricane winds over the lake. This position, she thinks, can heal them with its wild good looks, so she strikes her family members to the northern lakeshore.

But Mary has forgotten what it is wish to stay in a tiny rural group, the place nearly every person has a stake in protecting the established order. secrets and techniques are stored at nice fee as Mary's childrens frequently fight to elevate themselves. A coming-of-age tale for every family member, this can be a novel of quiet heroism and the ability of non-public freedom.

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

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

---Eugene Register-Guard

". . . a outstanding new expertise. Critics have covered as much as compliment the book."

---Tucson Citizen

"Cole's kind is refined yet engrossing . . . it truly is rather a debut."


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