The Resource Winter loon : a novel, Susan Bernhard

Winter loon : a novel, Susan Bernhard

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Winter loon : a novel
Title
Winter loon
Title remainder
a novel
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Susan Bernhard
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
A haunting debut novel about family and sacrifice, Winter Loon reminds us of how great a burden the past can be, the toll it exacts, and the freedom that comes from letting it go. Abandoned by his father after his mother drowns in a frozen Minnesota lake, fifteen-year-old Wes Ballot is stranded with coldhearted grandparents and holed up in his mother's old bedroom, surrounded by her remnants and memories. As the wait for his father stretches unforgivably into months, a local girl, whose own mother died a brutal death, captures his heart and imagination, giving Wes fresh air to breathe in the suffocating small town. When buried truths come to light in the spring thaw, wounds are exposed and violence erupts, forcing Wes to embark on a search for his missing father, the truth about his mother, and a future he must claim for himself-a quest that begins back at that frozen lake. A powerful, page-turning coming-of-age story, Winter Loon captures the resilience of a boy determined to become a worthy man by confronting family demons, clawing his way out of the darkness, and forging a life from the shambles of a broken past
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10747051
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bernhard, Susan
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Teenage boys
  • Mothers
  • Families
  • Resilience (Personality trait)
  • Secrecy
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Winter loon : a novel, Susan Bernhard
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9781503902985
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Winter loon : a novel, Susan Bernhard
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9781503902985
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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