The River by Starlight: A Novel
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The River by Starlight: A Novel

by Ellen Notbohm Publish: May 08, 2018Historical Fiction
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    • Annie remembers her pa’s Civil War wound leaving him feeling forever that he was “missing something.” Later, Annie remarks that Adam’s horse is “missing something.” How does this theme of “missing something” manifest itself throughout Annie’s and Adam’s lives?
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    • Consider the gender double standards throughout the story. What behaviors does Adam get away with that have grave consequences when Annie does the same thing?
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    • Annie is adamant that she does not want to know the details of Adam’s past, or Phil’s. Is this wise? Who, if anyone, benefits from her insistence that the past remain private?
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    • Discuss the theme of abandonment. How is each character affected by feelings of having been abandoned—and of having abandoned others? Annie and Adam each harbor feelings of abandonment about the other, though their perspectives change over the years. Does the book's ending resolve these feelings?
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BIOGRAPHY
An internationally renowned author, Ellen Notbohm’s work has informed, delighted, and guided millions in more than twenty languages. In addition to her award-winning novel The River by Starlight and her perennially popular books on autism, her articles and posts on such diverse subjects as history, genealogy, baseball, writing and community affairs have appeared in major publications and captured audiences on every continent. Ellen is an avid genealogist, knitter, beachcomber, disabilities advocate, literacy promoter, and thrift store hound who has never knowingly walked by a used bookstore without going in and dropping coin.

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Book Awards and Achievements

  • Semifinalist, Somerset Awards for Literary Fiction, Chanticleer International Book Awards
    2018

    The River by Starlight: A Novel

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  • Western Writers of America Spur Award, Best First Novel
    2019

    The River by Starlight: A Novel

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  • Grand Prize Short List, Eric Hoffer Book Awards
    2019

    The River by Starlight: A Novel

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  • First Runner-up in Historical Fiction, Eric Hoffer Book Awards
    2019

    The River by Starlight: A Novel

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  • Finalist, Western Writers of America Spur Award, Traditional Novel
    2019

    The River by Starlight: A Novel

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  • Finalist, Fiction, High Plains Book Awards
    2019

    The River by Starlight: A Novel

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  • Finalist, Nancy Pearl Book Award, Pacific Northwest Writers Assn., Genre Fiction
    2019

    The River by Starlight: A Novel

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  • Finalist, Da Vinci Eye Award, Eric Hoffer Book Awards
    2019

    The River by Starlight: A Novel

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  • Semifinalist, Chatelaine Awards for Romantic/Women's Fiction, Chanticleer International Book Awards
    2019

    The River by Starlight: A Novel

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  • Gold Medal, Independent Publishers Book Awards, Regional Fiction
    2018

    The River by Starlight: A Novel

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  • Sarton Women's Book Award for Historical Fiction
    2018

    The River by Starlight: A Novel

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  • First Place-Best in Category, Goethe Award for Historical Fiction, Chanticleer International Book Awards
    2019

    The River by Starlight: A Novel

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  • Finalist, Next Generation Indie Book Awards, Regional Fiction
    2018

    The River by Starlight: A Novel

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  • Powell's City of Books Staff Pick
    2018

    The River by Starlight: A Novel

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Book Detail
Title The River by Starlight: A Novel
Author Ellen Notbohm
ASIN 163152335X
Publish Date 08, May 2018
Page Count 360