Search Results: "in falling snow"


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IN FALLING SNOW by Mary-Rose MacColl
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 27, 2013

"MacColl's narrative is fortified by impeccable research and her innate ability to create a powerful bond between readers and characters. Well done."
A chance discovery about a hospital established by women during World War I results in a well-crafted U.S. debut by Australian author MacColl. Read full book review >

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IN THE FALLING SNOW  by Caryl Phillips
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 4, 2009

"A stylistic tour de force, suffering from a little too much thematic connecting of the dots."
The head of a London office on Race Equality ends his affair with a woman he supervises, launching a schematic set of repercussions in this new novel by Phillips (Foreigners, 2007, etc.). Read full book review >

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SNOW FALLING IN SPRING by Moying Li
HISTORY
Released: March 19, 2008

"Combined with The Diary of Ma Yan (2005), readers can begin to know about education and life in modern China. (chronology, glossary) (Nonfiction. 12-16)"
When Li was 12 years old, the Chinese Cultural Revolution began and changed life in that nation. Read full book review >

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SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS by David Guterson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"Packed with lovely moments and as compact as haiku—at the same time, a page-turner full of twists. (Author tour)"
Old passions, prejudices, and grudges surface in a Washington State island town when a Japanese man stands trial for the murder of a fisherman in the 1950s. Read full book review >

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FALLING IN by Frances O’Roark Dowell
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 9, 2010

"Dowell spreads her wings and soars. (Magical adventure. 10-14)"
A master at capturing the emotional lives of modern kids in realistic fiction proves equally adept with fantasy. Read full book review >

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FALLING IN PLACE by Ann Beattie
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1980

"Rather enervating, then, but also sad, bleakly humorous, and often chilling."
In her second novel, Beattie's dessicated people—blunted, wobbling in the lassitude of vague guilts, playing their pinball impulses for bonanza relationships that never quite light up—again drift together in random accident from glossy suburbia to junky Manhattan. Read full book review >

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Falling in Endless Spirals by Margaret R. Crockett
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 22, 2014

"An uneven but honest account of a life defined by mental illness."
A woman in her 50s looks back at the disasters and lifesaving moments amassed during the decades she has lived with bipolar disorder. Read full book review >

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FALLING IN THE GARDEN by Walter G. Klimczak
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 6, 1936

"The best kind of science fiction: The science sows the seeds, but the story grows the garden."
A teenager communicates with a girl from the past through the mystical power of The Meadow. Read full book review >

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IN THE SNOW by Elizabeth Spurr
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2017

"Charming and spectacular; a wintry delight. (Board book. 18 mos-3)"
A fresh snowfall is cause for jubilation in this lovely and winning celebration of the magic of winter. Read full book review >

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IN THE SNOW FOREST by Roy Parvin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 1, 2000

"The natural world is intense throughout, but all the people here are much of a piece, so alike in their lonely stillness as to be interchangeable."
Three intensely atmospheric and melancholy novellas of the West, by short-fiction writer Parvin (The Loneliest Road in America, 1997), in which three people probe the edges of their former lives, with varying degrees of success. Read full book review >

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SNOW IN WINTER by Margaret Bacon
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 12, 1996

"A quiet tale, with considerable muttering about physical and political change, but with pleasant people who generate a mild interest."
A gently hortatory tale set in England's Yorkshire and various suburbs from the '40s to the '70s, dealing with the progress of two cousins, one domestic and home-loving, the other an energetic career woman. Read full book review >