In a remote area of Alaska's wilderness, a former AT & # 39; etname POW, ERNT, struggling to rethink his life as a pioneer with his wife Cora and daughter Leni. Descriptions of the 1970s and the consequences of open war in B & # 39; etname Big one. ERNT seems lost soul after his capture as a POW. Memories of torture and PTSD whip him around until he finds a friend gave him a piece of land and a cabin in Alaska.
Kristin Hannah skillfully paints landscape filled with mountains of ice, paint-blistered house sat on stilts above the muddy water, the long days of sunshine with a pink sky at night, and gravel roads riddled with potholes. As neighbors help some & # 39; and to restore his old hut, we know that every effort equal to the number one priority in surviving the harsh winter. Good neighbors, poor life, and the fear is always there. Overwork ticket to a new life.
Winter sets in daylight fades into the background, a metaphor for the dark mood ERNT, as it struggles with the limitations of their new life. Domestic violence costs. Leni finds escape with a young boy in the city. Mother and daughter take turns Bolstering others. plot twists neatly made. "Neighbors," "loneliness" and "the face of Alaska" were the main characters. Heart raise, only to break up again.
The picture with the words Kristin Hannah knows how to grab the reader's attention. You will be intertwined with its history to the last page. Highly recommended.
I thank NetGalley publisher and a copy of the previous version in exchange for my unbiased review.