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Eowyn LeMay Ivey was raised in Alaska and continues to live there with her husband and two daughters. She received her BA in journalism and minor in creative writing through the honors program at Western Washington University, studied creative nonfiction at the University of Alaska Anchorage graduate program, and worked for nearly 10 years as an award-winning reporter at the Frontiersman newspaper. This is her first novel.

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Rochester, New York — Home to the incomparable Writers & Books program. What a whirlwind adventure I’ve had! Over three days, I spoke at universities, a school of the arts, a retirement community and numerous libraries — everywhere I turned, so many insightful, literary readers! And the staff of Writers & Books? Incredibly welcoming, fun, creative, and passionate about books. They s...

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Average rating: 3.92 · 44,337 ratings · 7,060 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
The Snow Child
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 45,008 ratings — published 2012 — 42 editions
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Shadows on the Wolverine
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — expected publication 2015
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February 2012, Eowyn Ivey
"In The Snow Child, a lonely married couple struggling to survive on a homestead meets a mysterious young girl living in the rugged wilderness of 1920s Alaska." ...More

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Eowyn Ivey voted for This is Not My Hat as Best Picture Books in the 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards.
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“We never know what is going to happen, do we? Life is always throwing us this way and that. That’s where the adventure is. Not knowing where you’ll end up or how you’ll fare. It’s all a mystery, and when we say any different, we’re just lying to ourselves. Tell me, when have you felt most alive?”
Eowyn Ivey, The Snow Child

“In my old age, I see that life itself is often more fantastic and terrible than the stories we believed as children, and that perhaps there is no harm in finding magic among the trees.”
Eowyn Ivey, The Snow Child

“She looked directly up into the northern lights and she wondered if those cold-burning spectres might not draw her breath, her very soul, out of her chest and into the stars.”
Eowyn Ivey, The Snow Child

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