Under This Unbroken Sky
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Under This Unbroken Sky

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An extraordinary family and an unrelenting landscape combine to create an epic story of survival and redemption.Spring, 1938. Teodor returns home after nearly two years spent in prison for the crime of trying to feed his children. Now, he and his family are determined not only to survive, but to build a better life for themselves.But it is not just the unrelenting landscape that Teodor must fight against. His sister's husband has an unforgivable plan that threatens to take everything away from them. Nearly all is lost when a brother is pitted against a sister, and a mother against her child, with dramatic and heartbreaking consequences.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 164 x 198 x 32mm | 388g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0753826623
  • 9780753826621
  • 335,722

About Shandi Mitchell

SHANDI MITCHELL spent her childhood on a military base in the Prairies but now makes her home on the East Coast of Canada. Her award-winning films have been featured at festivals across North America, and Under This Unbroken Sky is her first novel.show more

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This heartbreaking debut unpacks a thorny family tragedy framed against a beautiful and unrelenting landscape. * GOOD BOOK GUIDE * an epic piece of storytelling * WATERSTONES BOOKS QUARTERLY *show more

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