Kelly Fordon's Garden for the Blind (Made in Michigan Writers Series) PDF

By Kelly Fordon

Awards:
A Michigan outstanding publication,
Foreword evaluate Indiefab Finalist,
Midwest ebook Award Finalist,
Eric Hoffer Award Finalist
IPPY Bronze Medalist.  

In Garden for the Blind, trouble lurks simply outdoor the door for Kelly Fordon's various but interdependent characters. As a tender lady starting to be up in an prosperous suburb bordering Detroit, Alice Townley witnesses a sad twist of fate at her mom and dad' lavish social gathering. within the years that stick to, Alice is left commonly within the care of the loved ones employees, unfastened to forge friendships with different pampered and broken adolescents. while she and her buddy Mike choose to pin a criminal offense on one other pupil at their particular highschool, the implications will reverberate for years yet to come.

Set among 1974 and 2012, Fordon's intricately woven tales keep on with Alice and Mike via highschool, university, and into heart age, but in addition skillfully comprise tales in their buddies, kin, associates, or even strangers who're touched through an identical issues of privilege, folly, forget, and resilience. A WWII veteran sleepwalks out of his domestic at evening, led through shiny flashbacks. A Buddhist monk is assaulted by means of a robber whereas seated in meditation. A teenaged lady is shot strolling domestic from the nook shop with a chum. A lifelong instructor of blind youngsters is concentrated by means of vandals on the college she based.

Garden for the Blind visits suburban and working-class houses, hidden sanctuaries and unsafe neighborhoods, illustrating the connections among settings and relationships (whether shut or far-off) and the unusual motivations that preserve us relocating ahead. All readers of fiction will benefit from the nimble unfolding of Fordon's narrative during this collection.

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