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If the ice had held

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"Melanie Henderson's life is a lie. The scandal of her birth and the identity of her true parents is kept from her family's small, conservative Colorado town. Not even she knows the truth: that her birth mother was just fourteen and unmarried to her father, a local boy who drowns when he tries to take a shortcut across an icy river. Thirty-five years later, in Denver, Melanie dabbles in affairs with married men while clinging to a corporate job that gives her life order even as her tenuous relationships fall apart. She still hasn't learned that the woman who raised her is actually her aunt - or that her birth mother visits her almost every day. This fiercely-guarded secret bonds the two most important women in her life, who hatched a plan to trade places and give Melanie a life unmarred by the shame of her birth. Yet, as a forest fire rages through the Rocky Mountains and a car accident shakes the family, Melanie finds herself at the center of an unraveling tangle of tragedy and heartbreak. If the Ice Had Held speaks with a natural lyricism, and presents a cast of characters who quietly struggle through complicated lives. Selected by Benjamin Percy as the grand prize winner of the 2017 SFWP Literary Awards Program"--
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Grouping Titleif the ice had held
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2021-01-18 20:02:01PM
Last Indexed2021-05-13 00:08:37AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9781939650917

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subject_facetAdopted children -- Fiction
Electronic books
Families
Families -- Fiction
Family secrets
Family secrets -- Fiction
Fiction
Literature
Mothers and daughters
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Tragedy
Tragedy -- Fiction
title_displayIf the ice had held
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Family secrets
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Mothers and daughters
Tragedy