Give My Love to the Chestnut Trees - Beverly Varnado - Google knygos
When an accident causes the loss of a treasured vintage pen, Mary Helen Reynolds relives the summer of 1988 Fourteen-year-old Mary Helen wants life to stay the samesmall, safe, and protectedbut her world starts to unravel when cancer strikes her mother. Mary Helen is sent from her home in Asheville, North Carolina, to St. Simons Island, Georgia, to live with her eccentric artist aunt. The island, Mary Helen soon discovers, is surrounded by the marshes made famous by poet Sidney Lanier. Surprised by her aunts ways and island culture, all Mary Helen wants to do is return home, but then she meets Ben, whose passion for the island opens her mind to new possibilities. What happens next sends her on a challenging journey of self-discovery. Will Mary Helen embrace the changes in her life, which may lead to something greater than shes ever dreamed, or will she continue to cling to all thats familiar? Whichever she chooses, one things for sureshell never forget the summer she first saw the Marshes of Glynn.