The Handbook for Lightning Strike Survivors by Michele Young-Stone PDF

By Michele Young-Stone

ISBN-10: 0307464490

ISBN-13: 9780307464491

When lightning moves, lives are changed.
On a sunny day in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, eight-year-old Becca Burke was once struck via lightning. nobody believed her—not her philandering father or her inebriated, love-sick mother—not even if her watch saved wasting time and a spooky halo of sunshine seemed overhead in photos. Becca was once struck back whilst she was once 16. She survived, yet over the years she might research that outsmarting lightning used to be the least of her concerns.
In rural Arkansas, Buckley R. Pitank’s global appeared stricken by catastrophe. Ashamed yet protecting of his overweight mom, scared of his scathing grandmother, and continuously working from bullies (including his pseudo-evangelical stepfather), he wanted a miracle to set him loose. At 13 years previous, Buckley witnessed a lightning strike that may switch everything.
Now an artwork scholar in manhattan urban, Becca Burke is a talented yet tortured painter who strives to recapture the depth of her lightning-strike stories on canvas. at the evening of her first gallery commencing, a stranger appears to be like and is captivated by means of her paintings. who's this atypical younger guy with whom she stocks a mysterious connection?

When Buckley and Becca eventually meet, nor is ready for the cost of emotions—or for the perilous occasion that would deliver them even in the direction of each other, and to the households they’ve been working from for so long as they could consider.

Crackling with surroundings and whimsical characters, The guide for Lightning Strike Survivors explores the magic of nature and the ability of redemption in a singular as appealing and unpredictable as lightning itself.

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It was charming—“beautified,” the realtor said—a college town with safe schools and art venues. And amid this culture, the Drinkwaters were making ends meet. After the seats had emptied, the cicadas screeching, the black trees seeming to close around the spotlighted girls in their sequins and bright tutus, the parents paced and chatted while the well-respected photographer posed their daughters for posterity. The next week, Mary drove to Mrs. Hogg’s school to pick up the ballet pictures she’d purchased.

Carrie’s dad had to work late, which was actually a relief to Belinda, who didn’t want him insulting Rowan Burke. She could imagine him saying, Who the hell do you think you are, showing up at my wife’s job? Do you think you’re better than me? Because, Goddamn it, you’re not! You’re not better than me. Chapel Hill was like no place the Drinkwaters had ever lived, and except for a handful of snobs, Belinda liked the town. It was charming—“beautified,” the realtor said—a college town with safe schools and art venues.

The next week, Mary drove to Mrs. Hogg’s school to pick up the ballet pictures she’d purchased. ” This was never truer than at the Forest Theater, where the yearly recital was held. The long branches of the trees, although not visible in the pictures, were felt in the position and eyes of the ballerinas. For two de cades, Wallace’s photographs, documenting Chapel Hill’s graceful ballerinas and genteel citizenry, lined the walls of a dozen downtown eateries and shops. Wallace, the gentry agreed, was a rare orchid among the window-boxed roses and daisies lining Franklin Street.

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