The Bright Unknown (Paperback)

The Bright Unknown (Paperback)
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    Elizabeth Byler Younts
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    This poignant and heartbreaking novel explores the power of resilience, the gift of friendship, and the divine beauty to be found in the big, bright world&mdash if only we&rsquo re willing to look.

    Pennsylvania, 1940s. The only life Brighton Friedrich has ever known is the one she has endured within the dreary walls of Riverside Home&mdash the rural asylum where she was born. A nurse, Joann, has educated and raised Brighton, whose mother is a patient at the hospital. But Joann has also kept vital information from Brighton&mdash secrets that if ever revealed would illuminate Brighton&rsquo s troubling past and the circumstances that confine her to Riverside. Brighton&rsquo s best friend is a boy she calls Angel, and as they grow up together and face the bleak future that awaits them, they determine to make a daring escape.

    Nothing can prepare Brighton and Angel for life beyond Riverside&rsquo s walls. They have no legal identities, very little money, and only a few leads toward a safe place to land. As they struggle to survive in a world they&rsquo ve never seen before, they must rely on each other and the kindness of strangers&mdash some of whom may prove more dangerous than the asylum they&rsquo ve fled.

    Narrated in Elizabeth Byler Yount&rsquo s gorgeous style, The Bright Unknown is a sparkling search for answers, family, and a place to call home.

    Praise for The Bright Unknown:

    &ldquo With prose that is luminous and lyrical, The Bright Unknown is a compelling read from the first page to the last.&rdquo &mdash Susan Meissner, bestselling author of The Last Year of the War

    1. Category : Fiction
    2. SKU : 9780718075682
    3. Barcode : 9780718075682
    4. Size : 140 x 213 mm
    5. Long Author : Elizabeth Byler Younts
    1. Number of Pages : 352 pp
    2. Language : English
    3. Format : Paperback
    4. Publisher : Thomas Nelson

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