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The Snow Child Alaska, 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

10 thoughts on “The Snow Child

  1. says:

    when i was about one hundred pages from the end of this book, i tugged on greg s sleeve at work, and said, is this gonna end sad and he refused to answer.i think that was a good impulse.because i almost don t wanna review this this book was such a beautiful journey, and taking place as it does over a numb

  2. says:

    I put off reading The Snow Child because it wasn t something I would have chosen for myself without the extremely positive reviews of other goodreads members If it is not obvious to you from the description alone, then this book is not mostly plot driven It s charm is upheld by the characters, the relationshi

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    There once was an old man and woman who loved each other very much and were content with their lot in life except for one great sadness they had no children of their own I ve often read that it is difficult to write a review about books that left you indifferent, distant I agree, but for me, writing a review abou

  4. says:

    Thank you to the Goodreads community and my friends for the comments of inspiration while I was reading this book When The Snow Child was first released in 2012, other that adoring the books cover, I was sure this book wasn t for me I m not sure why or what I thought it was I just passed it over Well, for what s it s

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    Once upon a time there lived a childless old couple This is not an uncommon beginning to folk tales, a simple introductory line which can and in Eowyn Ivey s The Snow Child does condense into a few simple words the years of pain, sadness, and intense longing for something that nature refused to give despite desperate de

  6. says:

    A magical classic fairytale story for adults bringing back memories of our childhood Sister Read Review by Norma BrendaTHE SNOW CHILD by EOWYN IVEY is a wonderful, heartwarming, sad, and beautifully told bewitching tale based on a Russian fairytale titled Snegurochka , The Snow Maiden a girl who is believed to be half human

  7. says:

    I loved this sweet story So much heart and a little magic

  8. says:

    So this story was beautiful with so many cute and heartbreaking moments One of the best things in the book is the character development and the developing relationships throughout the story From the start of the book, I nearly started crying because there was just scenes that were so heart wrenching especially at the end which compl

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    With her sensational debut novel, Eowyn Ivey offers readers a healthy dose of rural Alaskan life balanced with a story that pulls on the heartstrings Mabel and Jack have come to settle on the Alaskan home front in the 1920s, having left behind the busy Pennsylvania lifestyle to which they had become accustomed Childless and in their 50s

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    5 It was beautiful, Mabel knew, but it was a beauty that ripped you open and scoured you clean so that you were left helpless and exposed, if you lived at all. Jack had always scoffed at the superstitious and mystical Alone in the depths of the wilderness, however, in the fading winter light, he had discovered in himself an animal like fear

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About the Author: Eowyn Ivey

Eowyn Ivey s first novel, The Snow Child, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in fiction and an international bestseller Her newest novel To the Bright Edge of the World will be released August 2, 2016 Eowyn was raised in Alaska and continues to live there with her husband and two daughters LearnFacebookBlog Letters from Alaska