Laurentian Divide by Sarah Stonich audiobook

Laurentian Divide: A Novel

By Sarah Stonich
Read by Peter Berkrot

Highbridge Audio, HighBridge

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781684416745

  • ISBN: 9781684416745

Runtime: 9.26 Hours
Category: Fiction
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Winner of the 2019 Minnesota Book Award for Best Novel or Short Story

Bitter winters are nothing new in Hatchet Inlet, hard up against the ridge of the Laurentian Divide, but the advent of spring can't thaw the community's collective grief, lingering since a senseless tragedy the previous fall. What is different this year is what's missing: Rauri Paar, the last private landowner in the Reserve, whose annual emergence from his remote iced-in islands marks the beginning of spring and the promise of a kinder season.

In the second volume of her Northern Trilogy, Sarah Stonich reassembles characters that endeared Vacationland to so many readers: retired union miner and widower Alpo Lahti is about to wed his charming and lively bride, Sissy Pavola, but, with Rauri unaccounted for, celebration seems premature. Alpo's son Pete struggles to find his straight and narrow, then struggles to stay on it, and even Sissy might be having second thoughts.

Weaving in and out of each other's reach, trying hard to do their best (all the while wondering what that might be), Stonich's characters in all their sweetness and sorrow remind us once more of the inescapable lurches of the heart and unexpected turns of our human comedy.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Thanks to Stonich’s keen depictions, this is a small town peopled with actual people: diverse individuals united by a common experience of place. Laurentian Divide transports attention to a ‘scrap of near-nowhere’ because ‘life isn’t something that happens to you—how you choose to react to what happens is life.’" Foreword Reviews

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Author Bio: Sarah Stonich

Author Bio: Sarah Stonich

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 9.26
Audience: Adult
Language: English