Description - Windfalls by Jean Hegland
The powerful new novel from the critically acclaimed author of INTO THE FOREST t is the 1970s, and in a small town in Indiana, Anna, a young art student, works alone in her darkroom, mesmerised by the images emerging before her. Photography is her passion, her obsession, until one terrible miscalculation -Thousands of miles away in California, Cerise, a lonely teenager, battles with puberty. As her body betrays her, growing hair and sprouting breasts, which attract attention, she seeks comfort in the most desperate and risky of ways - Facing the same dilemma, Anna and Cerise make different choices. Choices which shape their lives forever and, many years later, bring them together. Utterly engrossing and profoundly moving, Jean Hegland's second novel is a powerful exploration of the passions which drive us - and the lengths to which we will go for love. raise for INTO THE FOREST-'An intensely moving novel - a beguiling and haunting tale of redemption' Independent on Sunday'Extremely impressive' The Times'One of the most mesmerizing of debuts-intense and sparkling with poignant imagination' Publishing News Author Bio- - Jean Hegland was born in Washington State, but now lives
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(199mm x 130mm x 20mm)
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Author Biography - Jean Hegland
Jean Hegland was born in Washington State, but now lives near Healdsburg, California on 55 acres of second-growth forest with her husband and three children. As well as raising and home-schooling her children she teaches English and Creative Writing at Santa Rosa Junior College. Her highly-praised first novel, Into The Forest, was published in 1998.