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Frozen free pdf "Sixteen-year-old Sadie Rose hasn t said a word in eleven years ever since the day she was found lying in a snowbank during a howling storm. Like her voice, her memories of her mother and what happened that night were frozen. " Set during the roaring 1920s in the beautiful, wild area on Rainy Lake where Minnesota meets Canada, "Frozen" tells the intriguing story of Sadie Rose, whose mother died under strange circumstances the same night that Sadie Rose was found, unable to speak, in a snowbank. Sadie Rose doesn t know her last name and has only fleeting memories of her mother and the conflicting knowledge that her mother had worked in a brothel. Taken in as a foster child by a corrupt senator, Sadie Rose spends every summer along the shores of Rainy Lake, where her silence is both a prison and a sanctuary.One day, Sadie Rose stumbles on a half-dozen faded, scandalous photographs pictures, she realizes, of her mother. They release a flood of puzzling memories, and these wisps of the past send her at last into the heart of her own life s great mystery: who was her mother, and how did she die? Why did her mother work in a brothel did she have a choice? What really happened that night when a five-year-old girl was found shivering in a snowbank, her voice and identity abruptly shattered?Sadie Rose s search for her personal truth is laid against a swirling historical drama a time of prohibition and women winning the right to vote, political corruption, and a fevered fight over the area s wilderness between a charismatic, unyielding, powerful industrialist and a quiet man battling to save the wide, wild forests and waters of northernmost Minnesota. "Frozen" is a suspenseful, moving testimonial to the haves and the have-nots, to the power of family and memory, and to the extraordinary strength of a young woman who has lost her voice in nearly every way but is utterly determined to find it again. "

About Mary Casanova

Mary Casanova is the author of twenty-nine books for young readers, ranging from picture books such as "The Day Dirk Yeller Came to Town" and "Utterly Otterly Night" to novels ("The Klipfish Code, " "Moose Tracks, " and "RIOT"). She has written "Jess, " "Chrissa, " "Chrissa Stands Strong" (which is also an HBO movie), "McKenna, " and "McKenna, Ready to Fly!" (a Universal Studios movie) for American Girl. Her books are on many state reading lists and have earned the American Library Association Notable Award, Aesop Accolades from the American Folklore Society, "Parent s Choice" Gold Award, "Booklist" Editor s Choice, as well as two Minnesota Book Awards. She speaks frequently around the country at readings and library conferences. She lives with her husband and three dogs in a turn-of-the-century house in Ranier, Minnesota, near the Canadian border. "

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Author : Mary Casanova
Publisher : University of Minnesota Press
Data Published : 01 August 2013
ISBN : 0816680574
EAN : 9780816680573
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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