From the New York Times bestselling author of The Marriage of Opposites and The Dovekeepers comes a soul-searching story about a young woman struggling to redefine herself and the power of love, family, and fate.Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friends future is destroyed in an accident, while Shelby walks away with the burden of guilt. What happens when a life is turned inside out? When love is something so distant it may as well be a star in the sky? Faithful is the story of a survivor, filled with emotionfrom dark suffering to true happinessa moving portrait of a young woman finding her way in the modern world. A fan of Chinese food, dogs, bookstores, and men she should stay away from, Shelby has to fight her way back to her own future. In New York City she finds a circle of lost and found soulsincluding an angel whos been watching over her ever since that fateful icy night. Here is character you will fall in love with, so believable and real and endearing, that she captures both the ache of loneliness and the joy of finding yourself at last. For anyone whos ever been a hurt teenager, for every mother of a daughter who has lost her way, Faithful is a roadmap. Alice Hoffmans trademark alchemy (USA TODAY) and her ability to write about the delicate balance between the everyday world and the extraordinary (WBUR) make this an unforgettable story. With beautifully crafted prose, Alice Hoffman spins hope from heartbreak in this profoundly moving novel.
In the years between the end of World War II and the mid-1950s, American popular culture was first created in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic books. But no sooner had comics emerged Faithful free pdf than they were beaten down by mass bonfires, congressional hearings, and a McCarthyish panic over their unmonitored and uncensored content. Esteemed critic David Hajdu vividly evokes the rise, fall, and rise again of comics, in this engrossing history. Watch a Windows Media trailer for this book. Instructors will also have access to the digital version which allows them to add their own notes to the book for students to view. Instructors can also set questions for their students at specific points in the book to encourage class discussion or as tutorial assignments. If you would like to know more about the books available in this digital format, or would like to see a demonstration, please contact your local representative.
Author: Alice Hoffman,
Number of Pages: 258 pages
Published Date: 01 Nov 2016
Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Publication Country: United States
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