This is the first novel by the author of Wasted, A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia. "All the seasons here in the north move toward their own end, except winter, which moves toward its center and sits there to see how long you can take it." At the center of winter, in Motley Minnesota, Arnold Schiller gives in to the oppressive season that reign outside and also to his inner demons--he commits suicide, leaving a devastated family in his wake. Clair Schiller, wife and mother, takes shelter from the emotional storm with her husband's parents but must ultimately emerge from her grief and help her two young children to recover. Narrated alternately by Claire, Katie, and Esau, this powerful and passionate novel explores the ways in which both children and adults experience tragic events, discover solace and hope in one another, and survive. The story of three people, who find their way out of the center of winter, this novel will leave you breathless, tearful, and ultimately inspired.
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