Water Wings: A Novel |
Beautiful, vampish Darlene Oelpke is getting married again - to shoe-store Reg, a man tied to the family in ways few of them realize. Darlene's grown daughters, Vivian and Hannah, are home for the wedding. Along with their cousin Wren, born with deformed hands and an angelic nature, they revisit the landscape of their childhood - the sinister river that swallowed their father, the forest that seethes with insects. Together they unearth both ugly secrets and the strange resiliency of love.