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By Donna Milner

Before River, every little thing used to be excellent. . . .

Growing up on a Canadian dairy farm under miles from the yankee border, fifteen-year-old Natalie Ward understands little of the surface global. yet her loving, close-knit kin is the envy of old and young alike within the within sight city of Atwood. Natalie adores her 3 brothers—especially Boyer, the eldest, whom she idolizes. yet every little thing adjustments one sizzling July afternoon in 1966 whilst a long-haired stranger seems at their door—a soft-spoken American, a Vietnam conflict resister, who will try the family's morals and ideology, and set in movement catastrophic occasions that might shatter Natalie's relationships with these she such a lot dearly loves.

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