Light from a Distant Star
Publish date: September 13th 2011
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
The summer of Nellie Peck's thirteenth year is fraught with peril, and the impending vagaries of adulthood.The family hardware business is failing, and dad (Benjamin) is busy writing a history of the town, while the family finances go haywire. Mom has to go back to work to pay the bills which leads ...
Goodreads Summary:Light from a Distant Star is a gripping coming-of-age story with a brutal murder at its heart and a heroine as unforgettable as Harper Lee’s "Scout."It is early summer and Nellie Peck is on the cusp of adolescence – gangly, awkward, full of questions, but keenly observant and wiser...