A funny, sad, and transcendent story of a young girl growing up in Appalachia. The New York Times Book Review called this Oprah Book Club selection "vivid and unforgettable."
"Icy made me warm."
Award-winning author Gwyn Hyman Rubio conquered best-seller lists across the country with her brilliant debut novel, Icy Sparks - an Oprah’s Book Club® selection and New York Times Notable Book of the Year. The Woodsman’s Daughter is set in 19th-century rural Georgia. Dauntless teenage beauty Dahlia is plagued by her hard-drinking father and his terrible secrets. Determined to make a better life for herself, Dahlia strikes out to raise her own family. But her life is haunted by tragedy, and she is never out of reach of fate’s cruel hand.