A NovelBook - 2013
In 1769, a man mysteriously disappears leaving his wife and children to fend for themselves, and without a husband the wife must embark on a desperate journey to ensure the survival of her family.
Simon and Schuster
The Hudson River Valley, 1769: A man mysteriously disappears without a trace, abandoning his wife and children on their farm at the foot of the Catskill Mountains. At first many believe that his wife, who has the reputation of being a scold, has driven her husband away, but as the strange circumstances of his disappearance circulate, a darker story unfolds. And as the lines between myth and reality fade in the wilderness, and an American nation struggles to emerge, the lost man’s wife embarks on a desperate journey to find the means to ensure her family’s survival . . .
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I know there is as much tragedy in children growing as there is in death coming. The seasons do not stand still for us after all, even if we are not prepared for them to pass and cannot face what is next. Time is a hungry maw yawning, and we all roll before it with no hope of escape.
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