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Feather Stroke

3.94 of 5 stars 3.94  ·  rating details  ·  32 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Paperback, 272 pages
Published February 28th 1989 by Avon Books (first published February 1989)
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Althea Ann
Thematically very similar to some of van Scyoc's other novels, and not quite as excellent as the Sunstone trilogy - but still an enjoyable coming-of-age story.
In a new land, some wish to form new and better ways of living. But others wish to bring the old ways with them. Dara's sister makes a drastic choice to avoid submitting to old customs - but Dara herself tries to forge a bridge between different cultures, as she herself learns about her unknown heritage - a heritage which includes communi...more
I found and read this on one of my mom's bookshelves a long time ago and just loved it!

Unfortunately, I thought it'd be cool to hold my breath like the woman in the book does, and I almost passed out. So kids, don't try that at home...
Again, the storyline reminds me of other books by the same author. And again a girl is struggling to find her roots between different races. Same old, same old.
Christopher King
For a smaller novel, this book wasn't lacking in breadth, characters and story.
An enjoyable read, and a world I would like to see more wrote about.
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