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Winter Born
     

Winter Born

by Nicole Burrill
 
Lured by the image of a snow globe and the promise of sanctuary within, a wealthy 28-year old Bostonian leaves her boyfriend, her Master’s program and her family to spend the winter taking care of her great aunt Beatrice who has fallen and broken her shoulder. In a white wooden cottage in the woods, among clocks and carpets and a lifetime of things collected

Overview

Lured by the image of a snow globe and the promise of sanctuary within, a wealthy 28-year old Bostonian leaves her boyfriend, her Master’s program and her family to spend the winter taking care of her great aunt Beatrice who has fallen and broken her shoulder. In a white wooden cottage in the woods, among clocks and carpets and a lifetime of things collected and now gone forgotten, she begins to bear witness to her aunt’s slow demise and to find her place in this tiny town. But it is through her relationship with the plow guy, Rusty, and her job at the Tidy Diner that she realizes her initial need for space, and what she thought was just going to be a break from her life, is at its roots a call for transformation, not only for herself, but for those with whom her life is now interwoven.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014047647
Publisher:
Nicole Burrill
Publication date:
02/08/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
319
File size:
263 KB

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Meet the Author

Nicole Burrill received her MFA in Creative Writing & Literature from Emerson College. She teaches Creative Writing to children & adults and is the founder of In The Offing Arts, a Literary and Visual Creative Arts Community, BlogMag and Consulting Group. In addition to writing poetry & fiction, Nicole is active in the Boston-area yoga community running a popular yoga blog on Facebook, The Sassy Yogini. She also teaches yoga to children & adults in the Boston area. Nicole lives in Brookline, MA with her husband and 2 sons. You can find out more about her at www.NicoleBurrill.com

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