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Author Ivey, Eowyn.

Title The snow child : a novel / Eowyn Ivey.

Imprint New York : Reagan Arthur Books, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Fiction    FIC IVEY,E    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Paperback    PB FIC IVEY,E    Available
Edition 1st Reagan Arthur/Back Bay pbk. ed.
Description 391, 15 p. ; 22 cm.
Note Includes reading group guide.
Summary "Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart--he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow. The next morning the snow child is gone--but they glimpse a young, blonde-haired girl running through the trees"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Frontier and pioneer life -- Alaska -- Fiction.
Fairy tales -- Adaptations.
Magic realism (Literature)
Alaska -- History -- 1867-1959 -- Fiction.
ISBN 0316175668

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