The lightkeeper's daughter / Jean E. Pendziwol.

By: Pendziwol, Jean [author.]
Material type: TextTextDescription: 310 pages ; 24 cmISBN: 9781474605014 ; 9781474605007 Subject(s): Family secrets -- Fiction | People with visual disabilities -- Fiction | Diaries -- Fiction | Blindness -- Fiction | Juvenile delinquents -- Fiction | Superior, Lake -- FictionDDC classification: C813.6 Summary: Elizabeth's eyes have failed. She can no longer read the books she loves or see the paintings that move her, but her mind remains sharp and music fills the vacancy left by her blindness. When her father's journals are discovered on a shipwrecked boat, she enlists the help of a delinquent teen, Morgan, to read to her. As an unlikely friendship grows between them, Elizabeth is carried back to her childhood home - the lighthouse on Porphyry Island, Lake Superior - and to the memory of her enigmatic twin sister Emily. But for Elizabeth, the faded pages of her father's journals reveal more secrets than she anticipates.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    Average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Fiction Hāwera LibraryPlus
Fiction
Fiction PEND (Browse shelf) Available i2168972
Fiction Waverley LibraryPlus
Fiction
Fiction PEND (Browse shelf) Available i2167755
Total holds: 0

"When you live on an island, nothing is secret" -- cover.

Elizabeth's eyes have failed. She can no longer read the books she loves or see the paintings that move her, but her mind remains sharp and music fills the vacancy left by her blindness. When her father's journals are discovered on a shipwrecked boat, she enlists the help of a delinquent teen, Morgan, to read to her. As an unlikely friendship grows between them, Elizabeth is carried back to her childhood home - the lighthouse on Porphyry Island, Lake Superior - and to the memory of her enigmatic twin sister Emily. But for Elizabeth, the faded pages of her father's journals reveal more secrets than she anticipates.

Comment by Lynne
15/10/2017

this is a very good first adult novel and i hope to see more of this author. an excellent storyline which grips you straight away and holds you until the end . Lynne

to post a comment.

©South Taranaki District Council

Contact us