An Unfinished Life

An Unfinished Life

A Novel

Large Print - 2004
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In an extraordinary tale of love and forgiveness, Mark Spragg brings us this novel of a complex, prodigal homecoming. After escaping the last of a long string of abusive boyfriends, Jean Gilkyson and her ten-year-old daughter Griff have nowhere left to go. Nowhere except Ishawooa, Wyoming, where Jean's estranged father-in-law, Einar, still blames her for the death of his son. Though Einar isn' t glad to see either of them, Griff falls in love with his sprawling ranch and quiet way of life, as she slowly gets to know his crippled old friend Mitch, the cats that lurk in the barn at milking time, and finally the grandfather she had lost for so many years. An emotionally charged story of hard-won friendship and reconciliation, An Unfinished Life" "shows a novelist of extraordinary talents in the fullness of his powers.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2004.
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9780375434334
Characteristics: 399 pages (large print) ;,25 cm.


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Aug 22, 2012

such a good book, got scared when it got intense with the bear but loved it :)

Jun 18, 2012

This was one of the best books I've read in the past several years- it spoke very deeply to me. I can completely understand why a movie version followed this. What a fantastic, moving story.

dollfacecrafter Apr 12, 2012

really good, basically about forgiveness and how the heart can heal.

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