Light on Snow

by Anita Shreve | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 9780316010672 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingjlautnerwing of Henderson, Nevada USA on 3/4/2017
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Journal Entry 1 by wingjlautnerwing from Henderson, Nevada USA on Saturday, March 04, 2017
Bought from the annual Friends of the Library Book Sale in San Luis Obispo today.

Journal Entry 2 by wingjlautnerwing at San Luis Obispo, California USA on Sunday, July 30, 2017
Twelve-year-old Nicky Dillon, while exploring the snow-covered fields near the cabin where she and her father lived, finds a live baby in the snow. The efforts of Nicky and her father to save the baby brings back memories of the tragedy they both faced not long before, and gives Nicky some hope of finding joy again.

In the days that follow the discovery Nicky and her dad find another reason to bind together, a reason that taxes their relationship. While we wait to find out how it will play out we also dip back in time to when Nicky and her dad were more carefree and were not living alone, far from others.

The events in their lives help shape their future together, as remembered by an older Nicky.

Sometimes I feel that Shreve imports dramatic circumstances to bring us in, and it doesn't feel true. In this case, although it seems the events are larger than life, it works.

Journal Entry 3 by wingjlautnerwing at San Luis Obispo, California USA on Saturday, January 13, 2018
Reserved for bookstogive's general lit VBB.

Journal Entry 4 by wingjlautnerwing at Henderson, Nevada USA on Sunday, March 03, 2019

Released 7 mos ago (3/2/2019 UTC) at Henderson, Nevada USA

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Sent to bookcrosser who requested it from general lit book box .

Journal Entry 5 by wingReadertoowing at Sugar Land, Texas USA on Monday, April 01, 2019
I found a lovely stake of books waiting for me when I got back in town after almost a month of taking care of three different sets of grandchildren in two different states. I'm looking forward to some R & R (Rest and Reading!) I chose this book from the General Literature VBB. It looks like an interesting read. Thank you jlautner for sharing it!

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