Ten year old Beatrice Brown has a very vivid imagination. Sometimes this clouds her good judgment. Instead of going home after missing her school bus, she chooses to stay in the nearby forest with her cat Rufus. It’s December and winter has set in with lots of snow. In order to seek shelter from the strong winds the pair walks towards a protected arbor. Due to circumstances beyond their control, they are picked up and tossed around inside of a blizzard. They are blown into a magical, beautiful, and illuminated place where fantasy comes to life. It is there that they experience intrigue, excitement and adventure. There are consequences that Beatrice must accept for her hasty and thoughtless decisions. That is why her encounter with the Snow People is one of the most important days of her life.
In these essays, a combination of personal remembrance and broad-stroke cultural history, Philip Beidler addresses the culture and politics of post–WWII America: the national blindness toward the Holocaust and a rising China, the canker of McCarthyism, ascendant cultures of hard smoking and heavy drinking, the worship of cars and film…
How to download book
Buy this book
You can buy this book now only for $3.99. This is the lowest price for this book.
Download book free
If you want to download this book for free, please register, approve your account and get one book for free.
After that you may download book «Beatrice and the Snow People»: