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The dirt came just the same. It covered ministers and machinists. It dusted blacksmiths, accountants and doctors. It fell in rich clumps over lawyers, shop clerks, poets, teachers and musicians. It didn’t discriminate. The rich Lithuanian soil tended by its people was being used to hide their deaths..."
FLIGHT will be available, late 2013 or early 2014, from Simon & Schuster.
A multi-generational novel, FLIGHT is about two girls born with wings.
Thank you to the 100 + book clubs who've welcomed me into their homes!!!
The Handbook for Lightning Strike Survivors
"One of the best 10 fiction debuts of 2010." Publisher's Weekly
"Each character in this startlingly mature debut novel, from Becca’s self-absorbed father and self-destructive mother to Buckley’s evangelical stepdad, is complicated, nuanced, and sympathetic." Library Journal, Starred Review
"This book, like lightning itself, will take your breath away." Our State Magazine
Young-Stone has written an exceptionally rich and sure-handed debut, full of complex characters, brilliantly described. . . . Her style certainly has an electric immediacy." The Boston Globe