The Secret of Clouds
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The Secret of Clouds

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From the #1 international bestselling author of The Lost Wife and The Velvet Hours comes an emotionally charged story about a mother's love, a teacher's promise, and a child's heart..... Katya, a rising ballerina, and Sasha, a graduate student, are young and in love when an unexpected tragedy befalls their native Kiev. Years later, after the couple has safely emigrated to America the consequences of this incident cause their son, Yuri, to be born with a rare health condition that isolates him from other children. Maggie, a passionate and dedicated teacher agrees to tutor Yuri at his home, even though she is haunted by her own painful childhood memories. As the two forge a deep and soulful connection, Yuri's boundless curiosity and unique wisdom inspires Maggie to make difficult changes in her own life. And she'll never realize just how strong Yuri has made her -- until she needs that strength the most...... A novel that will make readers examine what it means to live life with a full heart.
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Product details

  • Hardback
  • 140 x 216mm
  • United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large type / large print edition
  • 1432862588
  • 9781432862589

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Praise for The Secret of Clouds "Long renowned as a master of historical fiction, Alyson Richman spreads her wings and soars with the contemporary story...The Secret of Clouds is an unforgettable gift."--Pam Jenoff, New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan's Tale "A story of family bonds, heartbreak, healing and hope--one that reminds us it is not how long we live but how well we live that matters most. The tenderly written ending will bring you to tears, but in the best possible way."--Lisa Wingate, New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours "A tender, captivating, and ultimately satisfying story about the emotional gifts exchanged between a caring teacher and a student in need. Thank you, Alyson Richman, for another heartrending tale."--Jamie Ford, New York Times bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
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136 ratings
4.02 out of 5 stars
5 33% (45)
4 39% (53)
3 25% (34)
2 3% (4)
1 0% (0)
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