Snow Angels: A Novel

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Macmillan, 2003 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Now a major motion picture from Warner Independent starring Sam Rockwell and Kate Beckinsale

In Stewart O'Nan's Snow Angels, Arthur Parkinson is fourteen during the dreary winter of 1974. Enduring the pain of his parents' divorce, his world is shattered when his beloved former babysitter, Annie, falls victim to a tragic series of events. The interlinking stories of Arthur's unraveling family, and of Annie's fate, form the backdrop of this intimate tale about the price of love and belonging, told in a spare, translucent, and unexpectedly tender voice.

 

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User Review  - EBT1002 - LibraryThing

Set in a small town in the early 1970s, this is the story of Arty Parkinson, his messed up mother and his sad father, and his former babysitter, Annie, with her ne'er do well husband Glenn and her ... Read full review

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Very sad and depressing book . Characters and setting are very believable . You know how this book will end from the beginning. Time and place. Read full review

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Contents

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IV
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V
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VII
159
VIII
187
IX
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StStewart O'Nan's novels include Last Night at the Lobster, The Night Country, and Prayer for the Dying. His novel Snow Angels was the basis of the 2007 film of the same name. He is also the author of the nonfiction books The Circus Fire and, with Stephen King, the bestselling Faithful. Granta named him one of the Twenty Best Young American Novelists. He lives in Pittsburgh.

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