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After River by Donna Milner
  

After River

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A beautifully written book about a naïve young girl, Natalie, who believes her family to be the envy of their neighbours. However when a stranger enters the family’s midst his influence on her will shatter the family causing a separation of decades. A great debut very much in the style of Anne Tyler and Anita Shreve.

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After River by Donna Milner

Growing up on a dairy farm in the mountains of British Columbia in the 1960s, three kilometres north of the American border, Natalie Ward knew little of the outside world. But she had her family. A family so close and loving that Natalie believed they were the envy of the nearby town of Wakefield - particularly her eldest brother Boyer, whom Natalie held especially close to her heart.

But Natalie began to question her family's idyllic existence the summer she turned fifteen.

The arrival of a soft-spoken stranger, an American draft-dodger called River, would test the morals and beliefs of the family and the community to breaking point. The series of events following that summer day would leave relationships shattered and the Ward family changed forever.

About the Author

Donna Milner

Donna Milner lives in British Columbia with her husband. After River is her first novel and she is now researching and writing her second.

Author photo © Tom Hawkins Photography

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Publication date

21st February 2008

Author

Donna Milner

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Author's Website

www.donnamilner.com/

Publisher

Quercus Publishing Plc

Format

Hardback

Categories

Literary Fiction
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Family Drama
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ISBN

9781847242815

Publisher Profile

Quercus Publishing Plc is an imprint of Quercus

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Starting out in a small office in Dorset Street, London, the company quickly expanded, producing best sellers with each of its first two titles, Universe and Speeches that Changed the World.

As well as winning awards for their books Quercus also won Small Publisher of the Year at the British Book Industry Awards and the PLUS New Company fo the Year in the Fast Growth Business Awards.

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