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Above us only sky

by Marion Winik

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Published by Seal Press in Emeryville, CA .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Winik, Marion,
    • Family -- United States,
    • Friendship -- United States,
    • Interpersonal relations

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Marion Winik.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ536 .W565 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3399882M
      ISBN 101580051448
      LC Control Number2005013955

      Above Us Only Sky | From the author of The Handbook for Lightning Strike Survivors, which Library Journal called, "ripe for Oprah or fans of Elizabeth Berg or Anne Tyler," comes a magical novel about a family of women separated by oceans, generations, and war, but connected by something much greater- . Above Us Only Sky (Book): Young-Stone, Michele: "On Ma , Prudence Eleanor Vilkas was born with a pair of wings molded to her back. Considered a birth defect, her wings were surgically removed, leaving only the ghost of them behind. At [sixteen] years old Prudence meets her long-estranged Lithuanian grandfather and discovers a miraculous lineage beating and pulsing with past.

      In Above Us Only Sky, Michele Young-Stone weaves a graceful narrative that traverses decades and continents, and tries to make solid the ghosts of the past, be they wings, girls, or entire cultures. Above Us Only Sky is a pieced narrative that reads like a beautifully layered tapestry. Through the voices of Prudence, primarily, the Old Man, and. “Above Us Only Sky is a raw, beautiful, unforgettable book that folds unfathomable horrors and unfathomable love into a story of incredible power. Young-Stone is a master writer, and her deft control of this novel's many moving pieces puts her in the highest echelon of our craft.

      Above Us Only Sky is the story of Prudence and the Vilkas women as the novel spans centuries. Most of all, it is a story of mutual understanding between the old and young, a story of survival, and most importantly a story about where we belong in the : Michele Young-Stone. Above Us Only Sky Michelle Young-Stone. Simon & Schuster, $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book .


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Michele Young-Stone’s second novel, Above Us Only Sky, is a coming-of-age story set in the s—with a magical twist. Prudence Eleanor Vilkas was born with wings, “heart-shaped, crinkled like a paper fan” against her newborn back. The doctor apologized; later her wings were removed, leaving only scars.

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Above Us Only Sky is a raw, beautiful, unforgettable book that folds unfathomable horrors and unfathomable love into a story of incredible power. Young-Stone is a master writer, and her deft control of this novel's many moving pieces puts her in the highest echelon of our craft.

Get this from a library. Above us only sky. [Michele Young-Stone] -- "Prudence Eleanor Vilkas was born with heart-shaped wings on her back.

Although they were removed, the adult Prudence searches for a greater connection to her past. When she reunites with her. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Above us only sky by Michele Young-Stone, edition, in English - First Simon & Schuster hardcover : Michele Young-Stone.

Above Us Only Sky (Book): Young-Stone, Michele: "On MaPrudence Eleanor Vilkas was born with a pair of wings molded to her back. Considered a birth defect, her wings were surgically removed, leaving only the ghost of them behind.

At [sixteen] years old Prudence meets her long-estranged Lithuanian grandfather and discovers a miraculous lineage beating and pulsing .Get this from a library! Above us only sky. [Michele Young-Stone] -- On MaPrudence Eleanor Vilkas was born with a pair of wings molded to her back.

Considered a birth defect, her wings were surgically removed, leaving only the ghost of them behind. At.“Above Us Only Sky” doesn’t appear to be a meditation on religion or world peace, the first thought that springs to mind based on the title, likely drawn from John Lennon’s “Imagine.”.