By Ellen Notbohm
Moving clear of unsettling pasts and thrown jointly through condition, Montana homesteaders Annie Rushton and Adam Fielding are certain via a powerful chemistry they don’t realize as love. opposed to a backdrop of monetary growth and bust, catastrophic weather occasions and conflict, they marry with a bit of luck and prosper yet in short, overtaken through own and typical catastrophe ruled via Annie’s episodic post-partum psychosis. One will meet the problem with unforgettable resilience. One might be damaged by way of it.
Despite iron nerve and backbone, Annie’s classes of depthless melancholy and violent episodes shatter her existence and extract a negative expense. because the city she calls domestic turns opposed to her, her allies and ideas are few, forcing her into the one remedy on hand: involuntary dedication to the country medical institution for the insane. From there, Annie starts her tenacious quest for regulate over her future as a girl, mom, and lover. A century-old tale as correct as ever to ladies this present day, The River by means of Starlight reaches around the years with a compelling message for our personal time: that therapeutic and reconciliation can emerge from devastating emotional and monetary wreckage.
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The River by Starlight: A Novel by Ellen Notbohm