The Black Snow

The Black Snow

A Novel

Book - 2015 | First North American edition
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"In Donegal in the spring of 1945, a farmhand runs into a burning barn and does not come out alive. The farm's owner, Barnabas Kane, can only look on as his friend dies and all 43 of his cattle are destroyed in the blaze. Following the disaster, the bull-headed and proudly self-sufficient Barnabas is forced to reach out to the community for assistance. But resentment simmers over the farmhand's death, and Barnabas and his family begin to believe their efforts at recovery are being sabotaged"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York :, Little, Brown and Company,, 2015.
©2014
Edition: First North American edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780316376419
Characteristics: 262 pages ; 22 cm
Summary: "In Donegal in the spring of 1945, a farmhand runs into a burning barn and does not come out alive. The farm's owner, Barnabas Kane, can only look on as his friend dies and all 43 of his cattle are destroyed in the blaze. Following the disaster, the bull-headed and proudly self-sufficient Barnabas is forced to reach out to the community for assistance. But resentment simmers over the farmhand's death, and Barnabas and his family begin to believe their efforts at recovery are being sabotaged"--Amazon.com.

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Sep 19, 2015

The writing is really good but I didn't find the story as strong as the author's first book which I loved.

jesking Aug 03, 2015

The actual structure of these words put together are stunningly beautiful. The story though is dark and bleak.

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