A Northern Light

A Northern Light

Jennifer Donnelly

Carnegie Medal Winner, United Kingdom
Los Angeles occasions publication Prize Winner
Borders 2004 unique Voices Award Winner
Named a top booklet of 2003 through Publishers Weekly, Booklist, tuition Library magazine, The Irish instances, the days (London), The monetary occasions and The Albany Times-Union.

Sixteen-year-old Mattie Gokey has massive desires yet little wish of seeing them come precise. determined for funds, she takes a task on the Glenmore, the place inn visitor Grace Brown entrusts her with the duty of burning a mystery package of letters. but if Grace's drowned physique is fished from the lake, Mattie discovers that the letters may well exhibit the awful fact at the back of a murder.

Set in 1906 opposed to the backdrop of the homicide that encouraged Theodore Dreiser's An American Tragedy, Jennifer Donnelly's striking debut novel without problems weaves romance, background, and a homicide secret into anything relocating, and genuine, and thoroughly original.

Includes a reader's advisor and an interview with the author.

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