Download e-book for iPad: A Heart of Stone by Renate Dorrestein

By Renate Dorrestein

ISBN-10: 014200023X

ISBN-13: 9780142000236

within the phrases of bestselling writer Susan Vreeland, “Renate Dorrestein is familiar with tips on how to kick back her readers with tragedy after which soften their hearts with forgiveness.” A center of Stone is a narrative of affection, destiny, and survival that plumbs the undercurrents of relations existence with ardour and skin-prickling suspense.

transforming into up along with her cherished siblings in a rambling condominium in Holland, smart, precocious Ellen has an idyllic adolescence suffused with Americana from her mom and dad’ news-clipping service—from Coca-Cola to Kissinger to Neil Armstrong’s first step at the moon. yet amid the happiness lies terror and incredible heartbreak and a 12th birthday that haunts her nonetheless. Twenty-five years later, as Ellen attempts to make feel of her maturity, she brilliantly captures her loss and longings and her struggles to dispel the ghosts of her past.

“A gorgeous novel concerning the sizzling legacy of loss.”—Time

“A extraordinary and finely tuned novel.”-The manhattan Times

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