Light on Snow by Anita Shreve Paperback Book

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Rent Light on Snow

Author: Anita Shreve

Format: Paperback, Unabridged-CD

Publisher: Little Brown & Co

Published: Sep 2005

Genre: Fiction - Literary

Retail Price: $17.99

Pages: 352

Synopsis

A brilliant and beautiful contemporary novel about love and memory from the author of the bestselling novels All He Ever Wanted and The Pilots Wife.
The events of a December afternoon, during which a father and his daughter find an abandoned infant in the snow, will forever alter the 11-year-old girls understanding of the world and the adults who inhabit it: a father who has taken great pains to remove himself from society in order to put an unthinkable tragedy behind him; a young woman who must live with the consequences of the terrible choices she has made; and a detective whose cleverness is exceeded only by his sense of justice.
Written from the point of view of 30-year-old Nicky as she recalls the vivid images of that fateful December, her tale is one of love and courage, of tragedy and redemption, and of the ways in which the human heart always seeks to heal itself.

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Reviews

BookLender review by Sandra on 2007-05-10 08:51:43

Well written and likable, but once again an author is using a child as the main character and the understanding of the emotions and motivations are not believable from that point-of-view. Worth reading.