Edge Seasons: A Mid-life Year pdf epub fb2

Edge Seasons: A Mid-life Year by Beth Powning pdf epub fb2

Edge Seasons: A Mid-life Year Author: Beth Powning
Title: Edge Seasons: A Mid-life Year
ISBN: 0676976425
ISBN13: 978-0676976427
Other Formats: lrf rtf docx lit
Pages: 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage Canada (September 12, 2006)
Language: English
Category: Biographies & Memoris
Size PDF version: 1751 kb
Size EPUB version: 1888 kb
Subcategory: Arts & Literature




From the bestselling, critically acclaimed author of The Hatbox Letters and Shadow Child comes the story of a year of transformation.In the middle years of her life, Beth Powning stands on a threshold: an “edge season.” Late one August, when Beth and her partner, Peter, observe the deserted sauna bath on their farm near Sussex, New Brunswick, she remembers the faith and energy that went into building it. As they begin to repair the sauna, the project becomes a metaphor for how dreams, relationships and commitments need to be continuously renewed. While their only child, Jake, prepares to leave for university, Beth and Peter contemplate changes of their own.As fall and winter gradually shut down the vibrant life of the gardens, fields and forests near her home, Beth witnesses the beauty and regenerative force of the natural world, weaving acutely observed descriptions of the countryside with the story of her own intimate transformation. Edge Seasons is an intensely absorbing journey that illuminates how change can shatter even as it strengthens.From the Hardcover edition.