Renowned story-teller Marra Haas writes of a mystical pilgrimage in search of her daughter, and of the ensuing barrier of grief which confronts the myriad forms of human bondage: love, hate, power-lust, and slavery.
The Wire-Thin Bride, Cornelia Hoogland's first book of poetry, displays a major new talent. Hoogland offers a compassionate reading of the female experience, of lineage, love, family and death, with singular lyric intensity and emotion.
Things are not well with the Wittenbergs. Alice has given birth to her second child with a genetic disorder. Only the oldest Wittenberg, the matriarch who holds the key to the family’s Mennonite past, can lead her family along the banks of the Dnieper and toward a better tomorrow.
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