Search Results: "Eowyn Ivey"


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THE SNOW CHILD by Eowyn Ivey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2012

"A fine first novel that enlivens familiar themes of parenthood and battles against nature."
A couple struggling to settle in the Alaskan wilderness is heartened by the arrival of the child of their dreams—or are they literally dreaming her? Read full book review >

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TO THE BRIGHT EDGE OF THE WORLD by Eowyn Ivey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 2, 2016

"Heartfelt, rip-snorting storytelling."
A husband and wife explore separate but parallel frontiers in the wild Northwest of the late 1800s. Read full book review >

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Released: May 1, 2013

"Good fun for gastronomists and travel buffs alike."
Delectable account of how an ex-lawyer took up truffle hunting in Provence after fleeing the drudgery of an office job in England. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: May 30, 2006

"Full-bodied."
Delightfully quirky debut describes one couple's quest for the palest rosé in all of France. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Feb. 6, 2014

"A panoramic but fractured effort to find a compromise between faith and reason."
A book attempts to justify the existence of the Christian God on the basis of modern science. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

A YOUNG DANCER by Valerie Gladstone
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2009

"Aspiring dancers will warm up to Iman and, one hopes, put on some music and start dancing on their own. (author's note) (Informational picture book. 8-14)"
"Dancing makes me feel free," says Iman Bright, a student at the Ailey School. Read full book review >