Blackbird House

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Just before the Revolutionary War, a fisherman builds a cottage on the remote tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, for the woman he loves. Their youngest son befriends a blackbird and insists on taking it with him on his first fishing trip with his father. After father and sons are swept away in a fierce gale, the bird, now completely white, returns to the farm and becomes a haunting symbol of loss and renewal. In diverse tales, subsequent residents of the cottage, now known as Blackbird House, struggle with love, betrayal and redemption. A ghostly white blackbird is spotted by a few down the years. So little time is spent with these often fascinating characters, it’s difficult to invest a lasting emotion with them, but Hoffman’s writing is lyrical and will keep you interested.

 

 

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(US) $19.95
(UK) £12.99
(CA) $27.95

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(US) 0385507615
(UK) 0701175133

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Hardback

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225

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