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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (14,804 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Anita Shreve Narrator: Alyson Silverma Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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What makes a family? That’s what twelve year old Nicky Dillon wonders after she and her widowed father discover a wailing, abandoned baby in the snow-filled woods near their New Hampshire home. Through the days that follow, the Dillons face a thicket of decisions, each seeming to carry equal possibilities of heartbreak or redemption.

Writing with all the emotional richness that has drawn millions of readers around the world to her fiction, Anita Shreve unfolds in Light on Snow a tender and surprising novel about love and its consequences.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A well-drawn microcosm of adolescence.”

    Washington Post

  • “Shreve’s characters are sympathetic without being pitiable, and her prose remains deceptively simple and eloquent throughout.”  

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Beautifully developed characters.”  


  • “Shreve’s expert pacing produces a fast read that will more than satisfy her many fans.” 


  • A New York Times Bestseller
  • A USA Today Bestseller

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Elsie | 2/15/2014

    " Loved this book! A mystery with lots of heart! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Jeannine | 2/14/2014

    " I didn't care for this book. Boring. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lisa Thomson | 2/14/2014

    " I enjoyed this more than the Pilot's Wife. It was very touching and simple. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Renee | 2/14/2014

    " I liked it, but didn't love it. I enjoyed the narrator of the story, but not the plot. "

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About the Author
Author Anita Shreve

Anita Shreve is the acclaimed author of more than a dozen novels, including Rescue; A Change in AltitudeTestimonyThe Pilot’s Wife, which was a selection of Oprah’s Book Club; and The Weight of Water, which was a finalist for England’s Orange Prize. She lives in Massachusetts.

About the Narrator

Alyson Silverman’s television and film credits include Sex and the City, Garmento, and Celebrity. Some of her theater credits include the off-Broadway production of Tony ’n’ Tina’s Wedding and the national tour of To Kill a Mockingbird with the National Theatre for the Performing Arts.