Friday, July 1, 2016
Peter Geye is the June/July Author of the month here on Booksnob and he has a wonderful new book called Wintering. I have read all his books and loved them dearly. I can't wait to read Wintering and you have a chance to win one hardcover copy. I am willing to send it to followers who live in the United States or Canada.
Here is the synopsis from Goodreads:
An exceptional and acclaimed writer's third novel, far and away his most masterful book yet.
There are two stories in play here, bound together when the elderly, demented Harry Eide escapes his sickbed and vanishes into the forbidding northernmost Minnesota wilderness that surrounds the town of Gunflint—instantly changing the Eide family, and many other lives, forever. He’d done this once before, thirty-some years earlier, in 1963, fleeing a crumbling marriage and bringing along Gustav, his eighteen-year-old son, pitching this audacious, potentially fatal scheme to him—winter already coming on, in these woods, on these waters—as a reenactment of the ancient voyageurs’ journeys of discovery. It’s certainly a journey Gus has never forgotten. Now—with his father pronounced dead—he relates its every detail to Berit Lovig, who’d waited nearly thirty years for Harry, her passionate conviction finally fulfilled for the last two decades. So, a middle-aged man rectifying his personal history, an aging lady wrestling with her own, and with the entire history of Gunflint.
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