The Snow Child

by Eowyn Ivey | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 075538055X Global Overview for this book
Registered by jeniwren of Greigs Flat, New South Wales Australia on 1/8/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by jeniwren from Greigs Flat, New South Wales Australia on Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart--he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow. The next morning the snow child is gone--but they glimpse a young, blonde-haired girl running through the trees. This little girl, who calls herself Faina, seems to be a child of the woods. She hunts with a red fox at her side, skims lightly across the snow, and somehow survives alone in the Alaskan wilderness. As Jack and Mabel struggle to understand this child who could have stepped from the pages of a fairy tale, they come to love her as their own daughter. But in this beautiful, violent place things are rarely as they appear, and what they eventually learn about Faina will transform all of them.

Journal Entry 2 by jeniwren at Merimbula, New South Wales Australia on Thursday, July 11, 2019

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Journal Entry 3 by sofie777 at Merimbula, New South Wales Australia on Friday, July 12, 2019
Thankyou jenniwren think I will enjoy reading this one!

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