Between Earth & Sky [NOOK Book]

Overview

Years ago, Abby Reynolds was given the letters written by her great-great-grandmother who traveled from Virginia to New Mexico in a covered wagon just after the Civil War. Now, at a crossroads in her life, Abby reads Abigail's letters and follows her ancestor's trail westward where she seeks to understand the other woman's life in a land that was so foreign to her family, they all but forgot her.

Between Earth and Sky records two journeys—Abby's search of New Mexico where she ...

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Between Earth & Sky

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Overview

Years ago, Abby Reynolds was given the letters written by her great-great-grandmother who traveled from Virginia to New Mexico in a covered wagon just after the Civil War. Now, at a crossroads in her life, Abby reads Abigail's letters and follows her ancestor's trail westward where she seeks to understand the other woman's life in a land that was so foreign to her family, they all but forgot her.

Between Earth and Sky records two journeys—Abby's search of New Mexico where she meets an old Hispanic woman whom she shares a strange kinship with, and Abigail's travels through Indian territory into a life filled with danger, forbidden love, children she could not have imagined, and always the wide arc of the sky and the strange but magical earth that lies beneath it. Part epistolary, part narrative, Between Earth and Sky forms a love letter to the land itself and to those who chose to people it.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062262523
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/18/2012
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 100
  • Sales rank: 804,863
  • File size: 618 KB

Meet the Author

Award-winning poet Karen Osborn grew up on Grand Island, New York, where she lived in a rural area along the banks of the Niagara River. She graduated from Hollins College, an all-women's college in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, and went to graduate school in the Ozarks of Arkansas. Since then she has lived in both the southeast and New England and has taught literature and creative writing at several colleges and universities. She is the author of two previous novels, Patchwork, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and Between Earth and Sky. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts, with her husband and two daughters.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 14, 2014

    Firepelt

    I think hes godmoding cause weres dewkit nothinp to worry about only killing him so lets get back to camp

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    Garnetpaw

    Youre a bad rper you know. You have done so much godmodding im glad you have to go. Think realisticly will ya.

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    "Coward! You worthless coward! Stealing kits and murdering them in in cold blood!"

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    Dragonkit and seven others

    Dragonkit, Blazekit, Aquakit, Icekit (MALES). Venomkit, Rosekit, Maykit, Purplekit (FEMALES).

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