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Tomorrow River

2 Ratings: 3.5
A book by Lesley Kagen.

Starred Review. Set during the summer of '69 in rural Virginia, Kagen's stellar third novel, her first in hardcover, chronicles the dramatic changes in the lives of 11-year-old Shenny Carmody and her twin sister, Woody, nearly a year after their … see full wiki

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Author: Lesley Kagen
Publisher: Dutton Adult
2 reviews about Tomorrow River
review by . July 19, 2010
A heart-warming story of a very determined little girl
I have trouble getting into some books--they just don't beckon me to pick them up every day. This one was not one of those. From the day I started Tomorrow River, I was swept up into this story, which is part family saga, part heartbreaking drama, part light comedy and part mystery. I love a story with a little of everything, and this most definitely delivered.      Without a doubt, the character that stood out the most was Shenny (Shenandoah), one of a set of pre-teen twin …
review by . April 29, 2010
Kagan has written a terrible tale of loyalty, betrayal and murder, twin sisters in the Shenandoah Valley coping in their own ways with the disappearance of their mother the summer of 1968. Now it is the following summer and Woody has been mute since that night, unwilling or unable to speak, maybe carrying secrets that no child should ever harbor. Shenny Carmody is the more practical of the two, at twelve a self-professed "daddy's girl" who finds excuses for her father's increasing cruelty towards …
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