Salt Dancers is at once a brilliant portrait of an American family, a story of the secrets families guard, and a moving account of one woman's journey back to a past filled with elusive memories and suppressed rage. Why did Julia's mother disappear one day without so much as a word? How did a loving father who taught her such a beautiful thing as the salt dance become such a terrifying and abusive presence? These are the questions which Julia must confront when she returns to Spokane, Washington, after an absence of twenty-three years. Salt Dancers, a superbly written novel, is a poignant and truthful chronicle of self-discovery and the power of resurrection.kitchen into a workshop where he glued legs back onto chairs and stripped paint from dressers. ... Relieved to haveafewminutes away fromboth of them, I locked the door behind me. ... Lined up on the toilet tank were a BurgerKing glass with aboutadozen matted toothbrushes, a hammer, a sand dollar, green mouthwash, anbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2011-05-24|