NEW Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name Ç Vendela Vida

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  • Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name
  • Vendela Vida
  • English
  • 02 January 2019
  • 9780060828370

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Download ↠ Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name ß PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Read & Download ã PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Vendela Vida Vendela Vida ✓ 4 characters Flies to Helsinki seeking to uncover the secrets her mother kept for so long While piecing together the fragments of her mother's mysterious past Clarissa is led to the Sami Lapland's native reindeer people who dwell in a stark and frozen landscape under the northern lights It is there that she must summon the courage to confront an unbearable truth and the violent act that ties her to this ancient people Vida's second novel. When Clarissa was going through papers after her father died she found a copy of her birth certificate showing that he was not her birth father Her mother had walked out the door when Clarissa was a teenager leaving without a trace She felt that the important people in her life had not told her the truth Clarissa wanted to know her true identity and she traveled to Lapland to search for her birth fatherIn northern Norway she unearthed some of the secrets that had been hidden from her She lived with the indigenous Sami with a family that herded reindeer Clarissa found some surprising things about her past events that had haunted her troubled mother An ancient Sami healer helped her make connections to her mother s past After learning the truth Clarissa has to decide if she is going to identify herself by her past or move on and just look toward her futureAlthough the book had some heavy themes it also had some humorous moments The winter setting in Lapland was cold and dark But it was also magical especially the Ice Hotel and the Northern Lights I enjoyed Vendela Vida s writing and would like to read of her books

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Download ↠ Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name ß PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Read & Download ã PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Vendela Vida Vendela Vida ✓ 4 characters Is the riveting story of an unthinkable uest Her indomitable heroine Clarissa Iverton slowly and painfully but not without a sense of humor peels away years of old lies in order to embrace a history she could never have imagined Sharply focused and beautifully told Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name is an ambitious and accomplished work of fiction that resonates with the themes of truth and forgiveness Spring 2007 Selecti. Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name is kind of a cold climate twin of The Diver s Clothes Lie Empty In both books a heroine learns a dramatic family secret In both books learning the secret causes her to set off alone for distant locales without letting anyone know where she s going In both books Vendela Vida takes a location I ve never been to and makes me never want to go there everHowever as with actual twins there are a few differences between the novels In Diver s Clothes we don t find out the secret until late in the novel in Northern Lights we learn the secret in the beginning at the same time the narrator does In Diver s Clothes the narrator s identity keeps shifting in Northern Lights it s another character s identity that keeps shifting although every time that character s identity shifts it has an impact on the narrator s identity as well Identity identity identity Vendela Vida wants to know Who are we when we realize that nothing is the way we thought it wasI m not sure Vendela Vida actually has the answer to this uestion but she sure knows how to make the asking of it entertaining Her books have a uniue page turning uality despite their heavy subject matter I think it s because frankly she doesn t get bogged down in talking about feelings This has caused some to accuse her books or heroines of being cold and unfeeling but I don t agree Vida tells us what happens and in the telling we can see exactly how the characters feel There s something organic about it We re not forced to any kind of conclusions but Vida is so skilled we usually arrive at the right ones anyway My understanding is that the other two novels she s written are in exactly the same vein as the two I ve mentioned here If that s the case sign me up My preoccupations and Vida s are the same

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Download ↠ Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name ß PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Read & Download ã PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Vendela Vida Vendela Vida ✓ 4 characters Far far north sitting above the Arctic Circle Lapland is a world made of ice; a place both foreign and perilous that unexpectedly lures New Yorker Clarissa Iverton from what had finally become a comfortable life At 14 her mother disappeared Now 28 and just days after the death of her father Clarissa discovers that he wasn't her father after all and the only clues to her true heritage are a world away Abandoning her fiancé she. What rock have I been hiding under that I hadn t heard of Vendela Vida until recently I have a few GR friends to thank for bringing this author to my attention And I m very grateful I just finished Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name and definitely plan to read Vida s other books in 2016 Clarissa s mother abandoned her family when Clarissa was 14 At the beginning of the book Clarissa is 30 and the man she had thought was her father dies after which she finds out that he wasn t in fact her father She then goes on a uest to Lapland Finland to figure out who her father is I won t say about the story because I don t want to give away any spoilers and in any event the plot is really besides the point Through sparse prose Vida conveys a powerful sense of character place and feeling Clarissa her background and what she finds in Finland defy convention and stereotypes but they evoke recognizable emotional pain and human complexity Dark with an odd hopeful end Well worth reading Again thank you to Julie and other GR friends for helping me discover Vida