A northern light

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All of Mattie Lyon's hopes and dreams are riding on her summer job at the Glennmore Hotel. She'll make enough money to go to college in the fall. She'll prove to her father that she is responsible. She'll learn how to survive in the sophisticated world beyond her dad's brokeback farm. But all her plans fall to pieces when a young woman turns up drowned in the lake. Only Mattie knows that her death is a murder. An astonishing and heartbreaking story set in 1906, this novel will take its place beside To Kill a Mockingbird , Little Women , and other classics that hark back to times of lost innocence. A NORTHERN LIGHT is Jennifer Donnelly's first published young adult novel, and it marks the debut of a major new talent.
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display_description In 1906, sixteen-year-old Mattie, determined to attend college and be a writer against the wishes of her father and fiance, takes a job at a summer inn where she discovers the truth about the death of a guest. Based on a true story.
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subject_facet Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Donnelly, Jennifer -- Manuscripts, Education -- Fiction, Education. -- Fiction, Farm life -- New York (State) -- Fiction, Farm life. -- New York (State) -- Fiction, Hotels -- Fiction, Hotels, motels, etc. -- Fiction, Michael L. Printz Honor book -- 2004, Murder -- Fiction, New York (State) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
title_display A northern light
title_full A Northern Light, A northern light / Jennifer Donnelly, A northern light [sound recording] / Jennifer Donnelly
title_short A northern light
topic_facet Donnelly, Jennifer, Education, Farm life, Historical Fiction, History, Hotels, Hotels, motels, etc, Manuscripts, Michael L. Printz Honor book, Murder, Young Adult Fiction