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THE BEGINNING THINGS (Underground Voices, 2015)

THE BEGINNING THINGS (Underground Voices, 2015)

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: paper book, paper back
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  • Favorited by: 39 people
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NOMINATED FOR LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA FICTION AWARD 2016


The Beginning Things (Underground Voices 2015)
Paperback
ISBN-13: TBA

**THE BEGINNING THINGS, an examination of lessons and love the second time round**

Twelve-year-old Tot Thompson, mourning the loss of her father and stranded on an island of familial dysfunction, finds a moment of importance in a neighbor's bed. Dan, her recently widowed grandfather, finds a sharp-edged peace inside a bottle of whiskey. Both have lessons to learn...and important lessons to teach.

Of THE BEGINNING THINGS, Carolyn Chute (novelist and Guggenheim and Thornton Wilder Fellow) says, "Watch out. You can get dangerously attached to the people of Tot Thompson’s world. Dangerous because the last page WILL COME and you shall realize it’s only a book." —Carolyn Chute, author of The Beans of Egypt, Maine and others.

I'll mail bubble-wrapped and of course, I'll sign your copy. If you would like me to include a special inscription, just let me know when you order.

First 25 orders receive a handmade bonus gift (which took me bloody ages to crochet :))
ASK ME ABOUT REDUCED SHIPPING ON MULTIPLE COPIES
*****************************************************************
NOMINATED FOR LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA FICTION AWARD 2016


The Beginning Things (Underground Voices 2015)
Paperback
ISBN-13: TBA

**THE BEGINNING THINGS, an examination of lessons and love the second time round**

Twelve-year-old Tot Thompson, mourning the loss of her father and stranded on an island of familial dysfunction, finds a moment of importance in a neighbor's bed. Dan, her recently widowed grandfather, finds a sharp-edged peace inside a bottle of whiskey. Both have lessons to learn...and important lessons to teach.

Of THE BEGINNING THINGS, Carolyn Chute (novelist and Guggenheim and Thornton Wilder Fellow) says, "Watch out. You can get dangerously attached to the people of Tot Thompson’s world. Dangerous because the last page WILL COME and you shall realize it’s only a book." —Carolyn Chute, author of The Beans of Egypt, Maine and others.

I'll mail bubble-wrapped and of course, I'll sign your copy. If you would like me to include a special inscription, just let me know when you order.

First 25 orders receive a handmade bonus gift (which took me bloody ages to crochet :))

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