Starlight

Starlight

An Unfinished Novel

Book - 2018
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Franklin Starlight had long settled into a quiet and predictable life working his remote farm. But his contemplative existence is turned upside down by the sudden arrival of Emmy, a woman who has committed a desperate act so she and her child can escape a harrowing life of violence. After Emmy has a run-in with the law, Starlight agrees to take in her and her daughter to help them get back on their feet. Over time, he introduces them to the land and patiently teaches them the skills that have allowed him not only to survive but to find communion with the world, and, gradually, this accidental family changes Starlight and Emmy in ways they never imagined. But Emmy's abusive ex isn't content to just let her go. He wants revenge and is hunting her down.
Publisher: Toronto :, McClelland & Stewart,, [2018]
Copyright Date: ♭2018
ISBN: 9780771070846
0771070845
Characteristics: 239 pages
Authors: Wagamese, Richard
Title: Starlight
an unfinished novel
Publisher: Toronto :, McClelland & Stewart,, [2018]
Characteristics: 239 pages
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: Franklin Starlight had long settled into a quiet and predictable life working his remote farm. But his contemplative existence is turned upside down by the sudden arrival of Emmy, a woman who has committed a desperate act so she and her child can escape a harrowing life of violence. After Emmy has a run-in with the law, Starlight agrees to take in her and her daughter to help them get back on their feet. Over time, he introduces them to the land and patiently teaches them the skills that have allowed him not only to survive but to find communion with the world, and, gradually, this accidental family changes Starlight and Emmy in ways they never imagined. But Emmy's abusive ex isn't content to just let her go. He wants revenge and is hunting her down.
Local Note: Canadian
ISBN: 9780771070846
0771070845
Statement of Responsibility: Richard Wagamese
Copyright Date: ♭2018
Subject Headings: Abusive men Fiction Mothers and daughters Fiction Farm life Fiction
Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Topical Term: Abusive men
Mothers and daughters
Farm life
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