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Crow Lake (Today Show Book Club #7)

by Mary Lawson

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Published by Dial Press Trade Paperback .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesToday Show Book Club (7)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7439409M
ISBN 100385337639
ISBN 109780385337632

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Kate Morrison is only seven years old when her parents are killed in a car accident and her older brother Luke decides to take custody of the younger girls so that his brother, Matt, can.

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How is this true and/or false for the Pyes and Morrisons? What do the ponds symbolize in this book? What do they represent to Kate and Matt especially?

Was Matt doomed to .CROW LAKE begins with a sentence that thrilled me down to my literature-loving bones: "My great-grandmother Morrison fixed a book rest to her spinning wheel so that she could read while she was spinning, or so the story goes." This effort to marry the work of the hands and the work of the mind is the idea that dominates the family, and the story.