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Waiting for the Night Song Library Binding – Large Print, 24 February 2021

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  • Publisher : Wheeler Publishing Large Print; Large type / Large print edition (24 February 2021)
  • Language : English
  • Library Binding : 553 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1432885510
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1432885519
  • Dimensions : 14.22 x 3.05 x 21.84 cm
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"Julie Carrick Dalton's deftly constructed, urgent yet slow-burning debut novel reads like a warning from the frontlines of our rapidly deteriorating natural world." --Omar El Akkad, American War

"Both a timely and timeless literary mystery, Waiting for the Night Song is as seductive as it is smart, blending the allure of Julie Dalton's beloved rural New Hampshire setting with the dark undercurrents of a community's racial divisions and betrayals. This is a story of love, of home, of friendship and family, of a childhood's innocence and an adult's comeuppance, all of which are in the line of fire in this beauty of a page turner." --Michelle Hoover, award-winning author of Bottomland and The Quickening.

"Human nature clashes with Mother Nature in this riveting and heartbreaking coming of age story - - gorgeously written, and wonderfully told . With its combination of powerful themes and intensely immersive setting, fans of Delia Owens will swoon to find their new favorite author. A phenomenal debut!" --Hank Phillippi Ryan, award-winning author of The First to Lie

"Dalton writes masterfully of human relationship and the fraught relationship humanity has with ecology...put it on your lists NOW." --Michael Zapata, author of The Lost Book of Adana Moreau

"I marvel when I come across a book that is at once timely and timeless...It's a novel that burns-figuratively and literally-with sharp prose and uncommon wisdom. Do yourself a favor and have a look for yourself." --Peter Geye, award-winning author of Wintering

"Waiting for the Night Song is a beautiful book that is also a hell of a read. Complex characters, unforgettable setting, taut storyline, big ideas." --Ashley Shelby, author of South Pole Station

"Smart and searingly passionate, Dalton's absorbing mystery debut explores many timely issues including global warming, female friendships, childhood secrets, and the lengths we take to protect them -- Waiting For The Night Song is an illuminating snapshot of nature, betrayal and sacrifices set in the evocative New Hampshire wilderness." --Kim Michele Richardson, award-winning author of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

"A killer, gorgeous debut that tackles love, racism and even climate change. Waiting for the Night Song will break your heart, leave you breathless and wanting more." --Rachel Barenbaum, bestselling author of A Bend in the Stars

"Dalton weaves the vagaries of friendship, the wonder of the natural world, and the power of truth to create a powerful and unforgettable story." --Erica Ferencik, bestselling author of The River at Night and Into the Jungle

About the Author

As a journalist, JULIE CARRICK DALTON has published more than a thousand articles in The Boston Globe, BusinessWeek, The Hollywood Reporter, and other publications. She contributes to DeadDarlings, The Writer Unboxed, and GrubStreet's writer's blogs. She also owns and operates a 100-acre organic farm in rural New Hampshire, the backdrop for Waiting for the Night Song, her debut.

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5.0 out of 5 stars The prose is lyrical and the descriptions of nature, of the New Hampshire woods vibrant
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