Horse (Hardcover)

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Description


The haunting debut of a plainspoken, utterly original new voice: a novel about a girl on the cusp of her teenage years, who is growing up faster than she ever hoped she would.

When Teagan's father abruptly abandons his family and his farm, Teagan finds herself wading through the wreckage of what was once an idyllic life, searching for something--or someone--to hold on to. What she finds is Ian, short for Obsidian: the magnificent but dangerously headstrong horse her father left behind. But even as she grows close to Ian, patiently training him, trying to overcome her fear of him, Teagan is learning that life and love are fragile. With an unflinching eye and remarkable restraint, Talley English tells a piercing story about how families hold together and fall apart; about loss and grief; about friendship; about the blunt cruelty of chance; and, finally, about forgiveness.

About the Author


TALLEY ENGLISH received the Academy of American Poets' Gertrude Claytor Poetry Prize. She lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781101874332
ISBN-10: 1101874333
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
Publication Date: August 7th, 2018
Pages: 336
Language: English