Sky Bridge

Sky Bridge
Fiction

Sky Bridge

“A vivid modern tale of believable goodness.” —KENT HARUF
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From the author of Hell’s Bottom, Colorado comes a painfully honest tale about the realities of the new American West, a winner of the WILLA Literary Award and a top-ten pick of the year by the School Library Journal.

When Libby winds up raising her younger sister Tess’s daughter, she sets out to give baby Amber the childhood she and Tess never had. But then Libby—who is only twenty-two—loses her job at the Ideal Foods, and Amber’s father shows up with a custody claim. When a community rises up to give her support, Libby is grateful. There’s the mystic beekeeper, the widowed husband of Libby’s best friend, the saintly rancher next door, and even her mother, who finds a way to help in spite of her intolerance for weakness. With spirit and a kind of awkward grace, Libby learns that love and support, more than blood, are what truly define a family.

More than a story of a single mother overcoming obstacles, Sky Bridge leaves readers with a fresh feeling for what it means to inhabit a world in which dreams die, and are sometimes reborn.

ISBN:
978-1-57131-054-5
Publish Date: 
04/05/2007
Pages: 
232
Size: 
5.5 × 8.5 × 0.63 in
Weight: 
10.6 oz

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