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The Ice House (Hardcover): Laura Lee Smith

The Ice House (Hardcover)

Laura Lee Smith

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From a writer who's been praised for her "intelligence, heart, wit" (Richard Russo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls), The Ice House follows the beleaguered MacKinnons as they weather the possible loss of the family business, a serious medical diagnosis, and the slings and arrows of familial discord. Johnny MacKinnon might be on the verge of losing it all. The ice factory he married into, which he's run for decades, is facing devastating OSHA fines following a mysterious accident and may have to close. The only hope for Johnny's livelihood is that someone in the community saw something, but no one seems to be coming forward. He hasn't spoken to his son Corran back in Scotland since Corran's heroin addiction finally drove Johnny to the breaking point. And now, after a collapse on the factory floor, it appears Johnny may have a brain tumor. Johnny's been ordered to take it easy, but in some ways, he thinks, what's left to lose? This may be his last chance to bridge the gap with Corran-and to have any sort of relationship with the baby granddaughter he's never met. Witty and heartbreaking by turns, The Ice House is a vibrant portrait of multifaceted, exquisitely human characters that readers will not soon forget. It firmly establishes Laura Lee Smith as a gifted voice in American fiction.

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Imprint: Black Cat
Country of origin: United States
Release date: November 2017
Authors: Laura Lee Smith
Dimensions: 210 x 140mm (L x W)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth over boards
Pages: 448
ISBN-13: 978-0-8021-2708-2
Categories: Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
LSN: 0-8021-2708-8
Barcode: 9780802127082

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