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The Snow Child

A Novel

By Eowyn Ivey

Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart--he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow. The next morning the snow child is gone--but they glimpse a young, blonde-haired girl running through the trees.

This little girl, who calls herself Faina, seems to be a child of the woods. She hunts with a red fox at her side, skims lightly across the snow, and somehow survives alone in the Alaskan wilderness. As Jack and Mabel struggle to understand this child who could have stepped from the pages of a fairy tale, they come to love her as their own daughter. But in this beautiful, violent place things are rarely as they appear, and what they eventually learn about Faina will transform all of them.

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2012

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Format: Book
Author: Ivey, Eowyn
Title: The snow child : a novel / Eowyn Ivey.
Publisher Date: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012.
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life -- Alaska -- Fiction. Fairy tales -- Adaptations Alaska -- History -- 1867-1959 -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9780316175678 0316175676
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Format: Book
Author: Ivey, Eowyn
Title: The snow child : a novel / Eowyn Ivey.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012.
Description: 389 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life -- Alaska -- Fiction.
Subjects: Fairy tales -- Adaptations
Subjects: Alaska -- History -- 1867-1959 -- Fiction.
Notes: "A Reagan Arthur book."
LCCN: 2011024937
ISBN: 9780316175678
ISBN: 0316175676
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Call Number: F Ivey