should be, but at some point was bent in about 1/8 inch on the top right corner. If not for this, I would have listed the item as NEW, as this is new-old stock
.Crow Lake is that rare find, a first novel so quietly assured, so emotionally pitch perfect, you know from the opening page that this is the real thing—a literary experience in
which to lose yourself, by an author of immense talent.
Here is a gorgeous, slow-burning story set in the rural “badlands” of northern Ontario, where heartbreak and hardship are mirrored in the landscape. For the farming Pye
family, life is a Greek tragedy where the sins of the fathers are visited on the sons, and terrible events occur—offstage.
Centerstage are the Morrisons, whose tragedy looks more immediate if less brutal, but is, in reality, insidious and divisive. Orphaned young, Kate Morrison was her
older brother Matt’s protegee, her fascination for pond life fed by his passionate interest in the natural world. Now a zoologist, she can identify organisms under a
microscope but seems blind to the state of her own emotional life. And she thinks she’s outgrown her siblings—Luke, Matt, and Bo—who were once her entire world.
In this universal drama of family love and misunderstandings, of resentments harbored and driven underground, Lawson ratchets up the tension with heartbreaking
humor and consummate control, continually overturning one’s expectations right to the very end. Tragic, funny, unforgettable, Crow Lake is a quiet tour de force that
will catapult Mary Lawson to the forefront of fiction writers today.
Publisher : Dial Press Trade Paperback; Today Show Book Club edition (January 13, 2003)
Language : English
Paperback : 320 pages
ISBN-10 : 0385337639
ISBN-13 : 978-0385337632
- UPC 9780385337632
- ISBN 0385337639
- Brand Dial Press Trade Paperback
- Mfg Part # BOOK- Crow Lake
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