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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:276
  • eBook ISBN:9781612540795

Black Chokeberry

by Martha Nelson

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Overview
Black Chokeberry explores the intertwining relationship of three women who come together unexpectedly at crisis points in their lives. The story reveals the joy and pain of these women as they work together to surmount the devastations of divorce, illness, death, storms, and accidents in order to create a new beginning for them all.
Description
Black Chokeberry explores the intertwining relationship of three women who come together unexpectedly at crisis points in their lives. Ellen, Ruby, and Frances are all neighbors in the small town of Oswego in upstate New York. The story reveals the joy and pain of these women as they work together to surmount the devastations of divorce, illness, death, storms, and accidents in order to create a new beginning for them all. The transforming power of good food, music, and the value of loving a faithful dog are part of learning to cope and love one another.
About the author
Martha Nelson has carried around stories in her head for sixty years, but Black Chokeberry is her first novel. Born and raised in Oswego, New York, she loved growing up on the shores of Lake Ontario. She is a graduate of Syracuse University and Lipscomb University and is a retired nonprofit executive, educator, award-winning journalist, and chef. She plays the piano and harp and used to play the flute. She has two grown sons, Terry and Billy Schiff, two daughters-in-law, Emily and Alicia, and two grandchildren, Riker and Seldon. Martha lives in the greater Nashville area with her husband, Mark, two dogs, Bart and Lulu, and Hank the cat.

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