Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Waiting On Wednesday: Three Rivers Rising
This week's WoW book is Three Rivers Rising by Jame Richards! It will be released on April 13, 2010.
Sixteen-Year-Old Celstia spends every summer with her family at the elite resort at Lake Conemaugh, a shimmering Allegheny Mountain reservoir held in place by an earthen dam. Tired of the society crowd, Celestia prefers to swim and fish with Peter, the hotel’s hired boy. It’s a friendship she must keep secret, and when companionship turns to romance, it’s a love that could get Celestia disowned. These affairs of the heart become all the more wrenching on a single, tragic day in May, 1889. After days of heavy rain, the dam fails, unleashing 20 million tons of water onto Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in the valley below. The town where Peter lives with his father. The town where Celestia has just arrived to join him. This searing novel in poems explores a cross-class romance—and a tragic event in U. S. history.
Wow I haven't heard any talk about this one, but it sounds fantastic to me. PUBLISHED ON APRIL 13, 2010!
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Wow, I might have to get this one! Thanks for posting this intriguing blurb.ReplyDelete