A Gift Upon the Shore

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iUniverse, 1990 - Fiction - 375 pages
52 Reviews
A Gift upon the Shore is a lyrical, haunting story of two women, an artist and a writer, surviving in a dark near future. Driven by rich and fully drawn characters, this is a powerful, compelling story of a friendship that survives the devastation, only to face a more difficult test from the gift found upon the shore& It is also about remaining human under the worst of conditions, and the humanizing influence of books and art, even when their existence is threatened. Above all, it is a poignant expression of the durability, grace, and potential of the human spirit.Jean M. Auel

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User Review  - Polly Halicki - Goodreads

With a lot of post-apocalyptic fiction around, it is hard not to fall into the same-old ruts. MK Wren offers a study of friendship, and an exposure of religious zealots. Similar to Malevil, and as well-written. Read full review

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User Review  - Rose - Goodreads

Of all the post-apocalyptic genre stories I have read, this one seems the most likely to occur in reality. This is Mary's story, although she calls it the Chronicle of Rachel. We first meet Mary as a ... Read full review

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