The Long-Shining Waters

long shining water cover image The Long-Shining Waters

by Danielle Sosin
General Fiction
Milkweed, 2011
Hardcover - 320 pages

Set in the North Country, Sosin’s debut novel gives us three stories whose characters are separated by centuries and circumstance, yet are connected across time by the shared geography of Lake Superior’s vast fresh-water expanse. The narratives of an Ojibwe woman in the 17th Century, a Norwegian fishing couple at the turn of the last century, and a hardscrabble 21st Century woman forced onto the road, unfold and overlap with the mesmerizing rhythms of the lake. The book – being released on May 17th - won the Milkweed National Fiction Prize and the author will be with us here in Bayfield for a reading and signing on July 16th.