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By Marjorie Kowalski Cole

"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 lodge faraway from bustling Chicago. yet one sizzling afternoon alterations 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 attractiveness, so she strikes her relatives to the northern lakeshore.

But Mary has forgotten what it is prefer to dwell in a tiny rural neighborhood, the place nearly each person has a stake in conserving the established order. secrets and techniques are saved at nice expense as Mary's young ones usually fight to elevate themselves. A coming-of-age tale for every family member, it is a novel of quiet heroism and the ability of non-public freedom.

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

". . . her writing is easy, shiny and gorgeous."

---Eugene Register-Guard

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

---Tucson Citizen

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

---Booklist

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