Numbed by her unintentional role in the death of a young black girl, Effie leaves New England and drifts from city to city, until she learns her boyfriend has died, and then she returns home to find salvation in the pain she left behind.
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"I found Breathing Water to be a vivid, somberly engaging first book. T. Greenwood has made an impressive debut and I hope her work finds many readers." --Larry McMurtry, best-selling author of Lonesome Dove
"With its strong characters, dramatic storytelling, and heartfelt narration, Breathing Water should establish T. Greenwood as in important young novelist who has the great gift of telling a serious and sometimes tragic story in an entertaining and pleasing way." --Howard Frank Mosher, author of Northern Borders and A Stranger in the KingdomAbout the Author:
T. Greenwood was born in Vermont. She is the author of Breathing Water and the 1999 recipient of the Sherwood Anderson Foundation Award. She lives in Ocean Beach, California with her husband, Patrick Stewart.
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Book Description St. Martin's Press, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0312202830
Book Description St. Martin's Press, 1999. hardcover. Book Condition: New. First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket. 1999 NY: St. Martin's Press. Bookseller Inventory # GREBREA11
Book Description St. Martin's Press, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0312202830
Book Description St. Martin's Press, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110312202830