The Wild Impossibility
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A neonatal ICU nurse, consumed with grief over the losses of both her mother and newborn daughter, begins to suffer from a series of disturbingly vivid visions. A teenage girl is swept up in a doomed love affair with a young man interned at Manzanar, one of America’s notorious concentration camps for Japanese-Americans during World War II. Though decades—and worlds—apart, the lives of these two women are indelibly intertwined, and the actions of one will have profound and lasting implications on the other. At once a powerful coming-of-age novel, a heartbreaking love story, and a harrowing tale of suspense, The Wild Impossibility masterfully illuminates the resilience of love in the face of tragedy and the power of family to endure despite distance, time, and heartbreak.
Regal House Publishing, 9781947548626, 285pp.
Publication Date: May 15, 2019
About the Author
Cheryl A. Ossola is a former magazine editor, freelance writer and editor, and RN (neonatal ICU), with work published in Fourteen Hills, Speak and Speak Again, Switchback, Dance Magazine, and Dance Studio Life—and by San Francisco Ballet. A member of the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto, she now lives and writes in Italy.