Swimming with Wings

Lee Libro


Swimming with Wings

Swimming with Wings

  • Title: Swimming with Wings
  • Author: Lee Libro
  • ISBN: 9781450580434
  • Page: 141
  • Format: Paperback



For most seventeen year olds, graduating high school means college plans, leaving the nest and shedding old hangups But Lark Jennison is different Ever since her parents died, she thinks she has wings People think she s crazy Her wild imagination helps her escape grief and the doldrums of being smothered in the humidity and narrow opinions of a small town along the SavFor most seventeen year olds, graduating high school means college plans, leaving the nest and shedding old hangups But Lark Jennison is different Ever since her parents died, she thinks she has wings People think she s crazy Her wild imagination helps her escape grief and the doldrums of being smothered in the humidity and narrow opinions of a small town along the Savannah River Under the guardianship of a brother who cares too much about the family name and his golf swing, she lives in their old mansion under the shadow of a family legacy fraught with rumors and too much disrepair Leaving the nest is as unlikely as a bird swimming with its wings When she meets Peter, one of the river gypsies, her world begins to change Along with connection found in their histories and Peter s mystic roots, Lark finds love, spirit and the conviction she ll need to move on to pursue her talents as an artist, but when you re crazy in love, how do you leave Peter carries on the tradition of being a light healer, but in a world of corruption and fanaticism, his misinterpretation of this gift sets Peter and Lark on a collision course that will reveal the underpinnings of the town, the truth about river gypsies, beliefs and love itself.


Recent Comments "Swimming with Wings"

Swimming With Wings by Lee Libro is so much more than a coming of age novel. It is a tale of love, family secrets, social stereotyping, etc. It is rich in family histories and the mysteries that surround them. It gives new meaning to the old adage about the sins of the father. It is about grief and finding one’s way despite the loss. I could go on and on.Libro’s descriptions with use of alliteration and metaphor and similes are phenomenal creating an amazing portrayal of the protagonist, Lar [...]

Lee Libro is a flawless writer with a great voice. I gave her book 4 stars for that reason.Swimming With Wings, started out as a book I thought I was going to really get into. The basic story-line has the makings of a great piece of Southern literature and the main line of the story reminded me of "The Notebook". The problem I personally had with the story was Lark's views of religion and the lost faith of the man she loved. Lee Libro is a wonderful writer and I wish her the best of luck in her [...]


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