Fear of Drowning

Susan White

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Fear of Drowning

  Author:   Susan White    
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

Award-winning author, Susan White’s new book Fear of Drowning is an epic family saga set against the backdrop of two world wars, earthquakes, epidemics, prejudice, social injustice, greed and ambition. In the summer of 1917 circumstances and societal expectations put in motion a plan which causes a legacy of silence and deceit to filter down through five generations of women. One of the perpetrators of that deception, Lillianne McDonough is reaching the end of her life and feels compelled to lift the dark shadows from the past. Gradually secrets and lies are revealed, forgiveness and atonement are sought after and a sense of hope and freedom is passed to the next generation.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781773660257
Item AC0169
PublisherAcorn Press
PublisherAcorn Press
Published onMay 8 2019
Language eng
Pages 220
Format Paperback
Dimensions8(in) x 5.75(in)
Shipping weight283(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Susan White was born in New Brunswick and as a teenager her family moved to the Kingston Peninsula and she only left long enough to earn her BA and BEd at St. Thomas University in Fredericton. She and her husband raised four children and ran a small farm while she taught elementary school. Since retiring she is grateful to now have the time to work on her writing and the freedom to regularly visit her grandchildren in Alberta. She is the author of Waiting for Still Water, Maple Sugar Pie and five middle-grade novels, including the Ann Connor Brimer Award winning novel The Year Mrs. Montague Cried.