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Winter Light

Winter Light

by Martha Engber
Winter Light

Winter Light

by Martha Engber

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Overview

Fifteen-year-old Mary Donahue of suburban Chicago is a kid on the cusp of failure during the brutal blizzard winter of 1978-79, the end of a hard luck, hard rock era sunk in the cynical aftermath of the Vietnam War.


Though a smart, beautiful kid, she's a motherless girl raised by an uneducated, alcoholic father within an extended family of alcoholics and addicts. Aware that she's sinking, she's desperate to save herself and so reaches out to an unlikely source, Kathleen, a nice, normal kid from English class.


But when the real storm hits, the full force of a harsh adult world almost buries Mary. Only then does she learn that the only difference between life and death is knowing when to grasp an extended hand.




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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781925965452
Publisher: Vine Leaves Press
Publication date: 10/06/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 260
File size: 899 KB
Age Range: 15 - 18 Years

About the Author

Martha Engber is the author of THE WIND THIEF, a novel, and GROWING GREAT CHARACTERS FROM THE GROUND UP. A journalist by profession, she's written hundreds of articles for the Chicago Tribune and other publications. She had a play produced in Hollywood and fiction and poetry published in the Aurorean, Watchword and other journals. A workshop facilitator and speaker, she lives in Northern California with her husband, bike and surfboard. website: http://marthaengber.com

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