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The Elegant Gathering of White Snowsby Kris Radish
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Just after midnight in a small town in Wisconsin, eight women begin walking together down a rural highway. Career women, housewives, mothers, divorcées, and one ex-prom queen, they are close friends who have been meeting every Thursday night for years, sharing food, wine, and their deepest secrets. But on this particular Thursday, Susan, Alice, Chris, Sandy, Gail, Mary, Joanne, and Janice decide to disappear from their own lives.
Their spontaneous pilgrimage attracts national attention and inspires other women from all across the country. As the miles fall away and the women forge ahead on their backroads odyssey — leaving small miracles in their wake — each of their histories unfolds, tales of shattered dreams and unexpected renewal, of thwarted love affairs and precious second chances.In luminous, heartwarming prose, Kris Radish deftly interweaves the women's intimate confessions into the story of their brave, history-making walk.
A breathtaking achievement, The Elegant Gathering of White Snows tells an incomparable tale of friendship and love, loss and liberation.
"A rallying cry for the empowerment of women, Radish's novel is also a celebration of the strong bond that exists between female friends." Booklist
I wish I could buy a copy for every woman I've ever met." Book Sense
Just after midnight in a small town, eight women begin walking together down a rural highway. But on this particular Thursday, they decide to disappear from their own lives. A breathtaking achievement, Radish tells an incomparable tale of friendship and love, loss, and liberation.
About the Author
Kris Radish is a nationally syndicated columnist. She is the author of the true crime book Run, Bambi, Run, and the psychology book Birth Order Plus. She lives in Wisconsin, where she is at work on her next novel.
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