LEARNING TO SWIM.

Henry, Sara J.

ISBN 10: 0307718387 / ISBN 13: 9780307718389
Published by New York: Crown, (2011) dj, 2011
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. The author's first novel which introduces Troy Chance - on a ferry crossing Lake Champlain, she spots a small child falling from the deck of the opposite ferry, and without thinking, she dives in and manages to rescue him - only to discover that he only spoke French - and apparently no one missed him. SIGNED on the title page. 289 pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 62758

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Title: LEARNING TO SWIM.

Publisher: New York: Crown, (2011) dj

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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"If I'd blinked, I would have missed it. But I didn't, and I saw something fall from the rear deck of the opposite ferry: a small, wide-eyed human face, in one tiny frozen moment, as it plummeted toward the water."

When she witnesses a small child tumbling from a ferry into Lake Champlain, Troy Chance dives in without thinking. Harrowing moments later, she bobs to the surface, pulling a terrified little boy with her. As the ferry disappears into the distance, she begins a bone-chilling swim nearly a mile to shore towing a tiny passenger.
     Surprisingly, he speaks only French. He'll acknowledge that his name is Paul; otherwise, he's resolutely mute.
     Troy assumes that Paul's frantic parents will be in touch with the police or the press. But what follows is a shocking and deafening silence. And Troy, a freelance writer, finds herself as fiercely determined to protect Paul as she is to find out what happened to him.  She'll need skill and courage to survive and protect her charge and herself. 
     Sara J. Henry's powerful and compelling Learning to Swim will move and disturb readers right up to its shattering conclusion.

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SARA J. HENRY has been a columnist, soil scientist, book and magazine editor, Web designer, writing instructor, and bicycle mechanic. Learning to Swim is her first novel. She's a Tennessee native who now makes her home in southern Vermont.

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