Marjorie Kowalski Cole, an Alaskan since 1966, is a graduate of Lathrop High School and UAF, and has published fiction and poetry in numerous journals, including Grain, Room of One’s Own, Chattahoochee Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, and others. Her firs
"The trouble is that, having forsaken certain pleasures, Cole's work offers only the soberest and most intermittent glimmer of any other reward."
This earnest debut novel, winner of the Bellwether Prize for "fiction of social responsibility," wavers along the fine line between the true-to-life and dull-as-ditchwater.
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