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The Snow Child Audiobook

The Snow Child

Debut novelist Eowyn ivey’s experience living in the Alaskan wilderness brings a palpable authenticity to The Snow Child. Alaska in the 1920s is a difficult place for Jack and Mabel. Drifting apart, the childless couple discover Faina, a young girl living alone in the wilderness. Soon, Jack and Mabel come to love Faina as their own. But when they learn a surprising truth about the girl, their lives change in profound ways.
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Debut novelist Eowyn ivey’s experience living in the Alaskan wilderness brings a palpable authenticity to The Snow Child. Alaska in the 1920s is a difficult place for Jack and Mabel. Drifting apart, the childless couple discover Faina, a young girl living alone in the wilderness. Soon, Jack and Mabel come to love Faina as their own. But when they learn a surprising truth about the girl, their lives change in profound ways.

©2012 Eowyn Ivey (P)2012 Recorded Books, LLC

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    David Dearing 01-25-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Interesting tale"

    This book is more like a fairy tale to be honest. Maybe even written in parts like a poem. I thought it was lovely, and timeless.
    It might not be for everyone but I'm glad I took the time to listen to it.

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    Nancy D. 01-20-15
    Nancy D. 01-20-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Great nature connections"

    Loved the ferns in the hair and the colors and the sounds and the crunching of the snow and everything about living in the wilderness. very well done I could almost feel the cold. Did not predict the ending either.

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    Camille 01-19-15
    Camille 01-19-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Excellent!"

    this was a beautiful story with beautiful narration that kept me captive the entire book.

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    tammy 01-18-15
    tammy 01-18-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Beautiful wild wonderful tale!"

    I loved this story with a bit of fairytale, wilderness, wildlife and a little magic mixed in!

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    elaine United States 01-18-15
    elaine United States 01-18-15 Member Since 2011

    I'm an avid audible book listener. I am a huge fan of supernatural books and like stuff that is scary but well written. I live in Denver Co

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    "Sweet story"

    I wasn't sure what to expect from this story but it certainly was a sweet and lovely story. Thank you!

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    Amazon Customer 01-16-15

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Surprisingly Great Story"

    Took a chance on this audiobook, as I chose it from a sale Audible was having. It stealthily engaged my intetest and kept it throughout. There's a very intimate and authentic feel about this story. The characters are fetching at first and then gradually come alive. I'm impressed with the way Ivey balances fable with drama/real life.
    This isn't the usual kind of audiobooks I buy. I'm into mystery, horror and crime stories. Looks like that will change, as I search for more stories like this one.

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    Andrea Patrick 01-16-15 Member Since 2014
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    "A must read! Loved it..."

    The story was like Little House on the Prairie meets M. Night Shymalan. It was hard and sweet with just the right touch of fanciful. I really liked it.

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    Song 01-14-15
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    "I fell in love with Snow child!"

    I really enjoyed listening this book!
    Even it was little hard to focus in the beginning, I fell in love with the story of snow child after Faina is appeared!

    I will re-read this book again!

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    Lisa POUGHKEEPSIE, NY, United States 01-13-15
    Lisa POUGHKEEPSIE, NY, United States 01-13-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Beautiful !"

    I was delightfully surprised with this listen ! The story is beautiful -- thought provoking and moving -- and the narration is spot on. A worthy read--go for it!

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    Josephine 01-12-15
    Josephine 01-12-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Entertaining, a nice easy read."

    I enjoyed listening to The Snow Child, the Alaskan landscape was brought to life in this book. The narration was very easy to listen to. Just an enjoyable tale.

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