By Kristin Hannah
Mesmerizing from the 1st web page to the final, Winter backyard is one woman’s sweeping, heartbreaking tale of affection, loss, and redemption. right now an epic love tale set in global struggle II Russia and an intimate portrait of latest moms and daughters poised on the crossroads in their lives, it explores the heartbreak of battle, the price of survival and the last word triumph of the human spirit. it's a novel that may hang-out the reader lengthy after the final web page is turned.
1941. Leningrad, a as soon as magical urban besieged by means of warfare, bring to an end from reduction, buried in snow. A urban filled with ladies wanting to keep their kids and themselves…
2000. Loss and outdated age have taken a poor toll on Anya Whitson. eventually, she's going to achieve out to her estranged daughters. In a halting, doubtful voice, she starts to weave a myth a few attractive Russian lady who lived in Leningrad an entire life ago…
Nina and Meredith take a seat spellbound at their mother’s bedside, hearing a narrative that spans greater than sixty years and strikes from the terrors of war-torn Leningrad less than siege to modern day Alaska.
In a quest to discover the reality at the back of the tale, Nina and Meredith find a mystery so stunning, so most unlikely to think, it shakes the root in their relations and adjustments who they suspect they are.
“Another strong tale of kin love, and robust women…a interesting tale that weaves fairy stories into fact, fairy stories that don’t constantly have the anticipated endings.”―The Herald-News
“…a gripping learn. Hannah’s viewers will locate lots to debate during this mesmerizing entry.”―Booklist