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The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
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Jan 31, 2012

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bookshelves: alaska, audio-books, fantasy, historical-fiction, read-2012
Recommended for: Chrissie

From BBC Radio 4:
Jack and Mabel hope that a fresh start in 'Alaska, our newest homeland' will enable them to put the strain of their childless marriage behind them. But the northern wilderness proves as unforgiving as it is beautiful: Jack fears that he will collapse under the strain of creating a farm, and a lonely winter eats its way into Mabel's soul. When the first snow falls, the couple find themselves building a small figure - a snow girl. The next morning, their creation has gone, and they see a child running through the spruce trees....
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Reading Progress

January 31, 2012 – Shelved
January 31, 2012 – Shelved as: alaska
April 4, 2012 – Started Reading
April 4, 2012 – Shelved as: audio-books
April 7, 2012 –
0.0% "1/10. Jack and Mabel have staked everything on making a fresh start in the Alaskan wilderness."
April 7, 2012 –
0.0% "2/10. As winter arrives, Jack and Mabel decide to build a snowman - or rather a snow girl."
April 7, 2012 –
0.0% "3/10. As the relationship grows, the little girl confides her secret to Jack."
April 10, 2012 –
0.0% "4/10. Jack is worried that Faina has not come to visit and decides to search for the child."
April 10, 2012 –
0.0% "5/10. Mabel is determined to get Jack back on his feet, so that they can leave Alaska for good."
April 10, 2012 –
0.0% "6/10. Winter returns, and Jack and Mabel are delighted to receive a visitor."
April 12, 2012 –
0.0% "7/10. Garrett's hunting expedition is about to change his life forever."
April 12, 2012 –
0.0% "8/10. Mabel senses a growing relationship between Faina and Garrett, but Jack is unconvinced."
April 12, 2012 –
0.0% "9/10. Jack sees how much Faina loves Garrett and wants to help them start a new life together."
April 13, 2012 –
0.0% "10/10. Garrett hopes motherhood will finally convince Faina to return home for good."
April 13, 2012 – Shelved as: fantasy
April 13, 2012 – Shelved as: historical-fiction
April 13, 2012 – Shelved as: read-2012
April 13, 2012 – Finished Reading

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Chrissie Again thank you, Laura. Everyone is adding this so I will give it a try.

Laura enjoy it!!

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