To The Bright Edge Of The World

A Novel by Eowyn Ivey
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  • “… a dazzling depiction of love, endurance, courage, and wonder, and a worthy successor to The Snow Child.”

    Ron Rash, author of Serena
  • To the Bright Edge of the World is a glorious feast of American mythology … Gorgeously written, utterly un-put-downable.”

    Jason Gurley, author of Eleanor
  • “An exceptionally well-turned adventure tale…Heartfelt, rip-snorting storytelling.”

    Kirkus, starred review
  • “A stunning and intriguing novel combining the epic adventurous sweep of Alaska with minutely beautifully observed details–the reader finishes it wiser and richer.”

    Rosamund Lupton, author of Sister and The Quality of Silence
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Also By Eowyn Ivey


Pulitzer Prize finalist for fiction

Indies Choice award for debut fiction

UK National Book Award winner International Author of the Year

PNBA Book Award winner

  • “Magical … As real and mysterious as winter’s first snowflake.”

    Boston Globe
  • “Sad as the story often is, with its haunting fairy-tale ending, what I remember best are scenes of unabashed joy.”

    Ron Charles, Washington Post
  • “Easily one of the best books of 2012 …”

    Roanoke Times
  • “A magical yet brutally realistic tale.”

    O, the Oprah Magazine
  • “Bewitching”

    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • “A stunning and startling adult novel, full of wonder, longing, hope, pain and beauty … Readers will be drawn in by the mystery and Ivey’s elegant language.”

    Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • “Literarily, Ivey is to the natural world of the Far North what Charles Frazier has been to the south.”

    Alaska Dispatch
  • “Ivey sets up the two most powerful forces in any story: fear on the one hand, potential for the miraculous on the other.”

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Letters from The Bright Edge of the World

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Letters From Alaska

Author Eowyn Ivey at her home near Chickaloon, Alaska. Photographed on January 12, 2011. Photographed by Stephen Nowers.

“… The sun was sparkling off the snow. We saw grizzly bear tracks, caribou too far away to shoot, a curious coyote. It was the kind of spectacular Alaska day that keeps me grounded even as I enjoy the whirlwind of The Snow Child.”

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