Synopses & Reviews
What makes a family? That's what twelve-year-old Nicky Dillon wonders after she and her widowed father discover a wailing abandoned baby in the snow-filled woods near their New Hampshire home. Through the days that follow, the Dillons and an unexpected visitor who soon turns up at their door-a young woman evidently haunted by her own terrible choices-face a thicket of decisions, each seeming to carry equal possibilities of heartbreak and redemption. Writing with all the emotional resonance that has drawn millions of readers around the world to her fiction, Anita Shreve unfolds in Light on Snow a tender and surprising novel about love and its consequences.
- More than seven million Anita Shreve novels have been sold in the US alone.
- Novels by Anita Shreve have a huge presence in stores, homes, and readers' lives. All He Ever Wanted appeared on the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal bestseller lists and has sold more than half a million copies in hardcover and paperback combined. In 2002, Sea Glass spent five weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and has nearly 700,000 combined copies sold.
Written from the point of view of 30-year-old Nicky as she recalls the vivid December day, 19 years earlier, when she and her father found an abandoned infant in the snow, this is a beautiful contemporary novel about love and memory from the author of the bestselling "All He Ever Wanted" and "The Pilot's Wife."