The Handbook for Lightning Strike Survivors

By Michele Young-Stone; Coleen Marlo (Narrator)
(Tantor Media, Compact Disc, 9781400117291)

Publication Date: May 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Paperback, Compact Disc, MP3 CD, Hardcover

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Description

Crackling with atmosphere and eccentric characters, The Handbook for Lightning Strike Survivors explores the magic of nature and the power of redemption in a novel as beautiful and unpredictable as lightning itself.




About the Author

Michele Young-Stone earned her M.F.A. in fiction writing from Virginia Commonwealth University. Once, many years ago, she was struck by lightning in her driveway. She survived. Coleen Marlo is an accomplished actor who has appeared on stage, in film, and on television, and is a member of the prestigious Actors Studio. She also taught acting for ten years at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. An AudioFile Earphones Award winner, Coleen has been awarded three Listen-Up Awards from Publishers Weekly, including for Third World America by Arianna Huffington and The Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah Blum. She has also earned three Audie Award nominations, winning for Snakewoman of Little Egypt by Robert Hellenga. Publishers Weekly has named Coleen Audiobook Reader of the Year for 2010.




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Praise For The Handbook for Lightning Strike Survivors

"The sense of melancholy, tempered by the resilience and heart of the characters, makes this ripe for Oprah or fans of Elizabeth Berg or Anne Tyler." ---Library Journal Starred Review

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