White Bird in A Blizzard

White Bird in A Blizzard

eBook - 2014
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I am sixteen when my mother steps out of her skin one frozen January afternoon - pure self, atoms twinkling like microscopic diamond chips around her. perhaps the chiming of a clock, or a few bright flute notes in the distance - and disappears. No one sees her leave, but she is gone. Laura Kasischke's first novel. Suspicious RiVer. was hailed by the critics as "extremely powerful" (The Los Angeles Times), "amazing" {The Boston Globe), and "a novel of depth, beauty, and insight" (The Seattle Times). Now Kasischke follows up her auspicious debut with a spellbinding and erotic tale of marriage, secrets, and self-deception. When Katrina Connors' mother walks out on her family one frigid January day, Kat is surprised but not shocked; the whole year she has been "becoming sixteen" -- falling in love with the boy next door, shedding her baby fat, discovering sex -- her mother has slowly been withdrawing. As Kat and her father pick up the..
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014
ISBN: 9780544465053
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
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