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By Diane DeSanders

ISBN-10: 1543660819

ISBN-13: 9781543660814

ISBN-10: 1942658362

ISBN-13: 9781942658368

“Diane DeSanders writes this kind of prose that offers that telltale tingle down the backbone, prose that paints vibrant images within the brain and offers a complete, distinctive international: the Lone superstar kingdom, the kingdom of the US, the kingdom of youth, the country of a traumatized father, and the kingdom of being a lady, of being splendidly and really alive.” —Sheila Kohler, writer of Becoming Jane Eyre and Once We have been Sisters

For Dick and Jane, Dallas after international warfare II is a spot of promise and prosperity: the 1st domestic air conditioners are making summertime bearable and Dick’s place at his father’s company, the Cadillac dealership, is guaranteed. Jane has aid with the home and the kids, and backyard events and vacation celebrations are lively social affairs. For the oldest in their 3 daughters, besides the fact that, existence is filled with not easy mysteries. The tales the adults inform her don’t make experience. Too curious for convenience, she reveals her questions simply appear to annoy them. Why won’t they inform the reality approximately Santa? what's that Holy Spirit enterprise, and what's the adaptation among an angel and a ghost? Why is her mom frequently so demanding and unhappy? And why does her father preserve flying into violent rages?

Hap and possibility and the top of the World is an intimate, finely crafted novel concerning the innocence and vulnerability of adolescence and the hazards posed by way of adults who can't deal with life’s complexities. it's also in regards to the ingenuity born of loneliness and forget, and the spectacular, unusual great thing about the world.

A fifth-generation Texan, Diane DeSanders is a historical past buff, theater lover, poet, mom, and grandmother. among careers as a background instructor and antiques broker, she has labored in nearby theater in nearly each potential. She now writes, gardens, and sings in Brooklyn, ny. this is often her first novel.

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