- Author : Eowyn Ivey
- Release Date : 01 February 2012
- Publisher : Reagan Arthur Books
- Categories : Fiction
- Pages : 400 pages
- ISBN 13 : 9780316192958
- ISBN 10 : 0316192953
Synopsis : The Snow Child written by Eowyn Ivey, published by Reagan Arthur Books which was released on 01 February 2012. Download The Snow Child Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. In this magical debut -- a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize -- a couple's lives are changed forever by the arrival of a little girl, wild and secretive, on their snowy doorstep. Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart--he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow. The next morning the snow child is gone--but they glimpse a young, blonde-haired girl running through the trees. This little girl, who calls herself Faina, seems to be a child of the woods. She hunts with a red fox at her side, skims lightly across the snow, and somehow survives alone in the Alaskan wilderness. As Jack and Mabel struggle to understand this child who could have stepped from the pages of a fairy tale, they come to love her as their own daughter. But in this beautiful, violent place things are rarely as they appear, and what they eventually learn about Faina will transform all of them.