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Book Title: Snow Island|
The author of the book: Katherine Towler
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 551 KB
Edition: M P Publishing Ltd.
Date of issue: February 1st 2002
ISBN 13: 9781596929746
Read full description of the books Snow Island:George Tibbits steps from the ferry on a spring day in 1941, and Alice Daggett is there to watch his silent arrival with the other islanders. He is a recluse in his forties and the owner of the island's twin houses. She is a sixteen year old who spends her days attending the one-room schoolhouse, running the island's only store, and waiting for her real life to begin. As the isolated island community is drawn into war, Snow Island tells the story of two people who face the consequences of loss and choices made in love. BIO Katherine Towler completed an M.A. in writing at Johns Hopkins and an M.A. in English literature at Middlebury College. She has been awarded fellowships to Yaddo and the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and received the George Bennett Fellowship at Phillips Exeter Academy. A freelance writer, she serves as an editor for The Mars Hill Review. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband. Snow Island is her first novel.
Read information about the authorKatherine Towler is author of The Penny Poet of Portsmouth: A Memoir of Place, Solitude, and Friendship and the novels Snow Island, Evening Ferry,and Island Light. This literary trilogy is set on a fictional New England island and takes place between the early 1940s and early 1990s, chronicling the lives of two generations in two island families and the impact of war on the island community. Katherine is also co-editor with Ilya Kaminsky of A God in the House: Poets Talk About Faith, a collection of conversations with poets. All three of her novels were Indiebound selected titles. Snow Island was also chosen as a Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers title. Katherine grew up in New York City and attended the University of Michigan, Johns Hopkins, and the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College. She teaches in the MFA Program in Writing at Southern New Hampshire University. She is happy to hear from book groups and to arrange Skype visits.
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