At Season’s End is a Historical Fiction about a brother and sister who must band together as they travel across the country in search of a place to call home.If you are interested in joining this blog tour, please leave a comment with the date you’d like to post or contact me viaemail. The book is currently available onNetGalley. Here is a brief description of the book:
There was Paw in the lead goin’ as hard as he could, then Maw, Tim next, and me tryin’ to catch up knowin’ they must all be crazy. Even the river didn’t stop Paw. Clothes and all, he jumped into the whirlin’, swirlin’ waters of the great Columbia.
At this Maw let out a scream. Mebby she thought Paw was goin’ to end it all. Then Tim yelled, “Oh, no, Paw!” But I was too surprised and scared to say anythin’.
I suppose it was just a second or two, but it seemed like minutes before he came up again to show us he had two heads and four arms. Then the mighty water turned him over to prove he had four legs. That was when we realized Paw was holdin’ on for dear life to a young drownin’ boy.
Hit hard by the Great Depression, Sal’s family loads up an old Buick and heads out to find work wherever they can. Driving from place to place, living off the little they can make, they soon realize they’ll never be able to afford to settle down again.
Then, when tragedy strikes, Sal and her brother must learn to fend for themselves. In a world of harsh realities, there’s no room left for romance. But that can’t stop Sal from dreaming of a life with Ben””a boy from another migrant family””even though she knows she may never see him again.
This heartwarming story about growing up in a troubled time is sure to resonate with modern readers of all ages.
Meet the Author:
Eric Hendershot is a writer/director (and sometimes producer) of direct-to-video family friendly feature films and a few documentaries. In 2002 Hendershot wrote and directed three back-to-back feature films featuring the Clubhouse Detectives, including Scavenger Hunt, In Search of a Lost Princess, and Big Trouble. These family-friendly adventure movies premiered on the HBO cable network in consecutive months during the summer of 2003. Writer of a few films he didn’t direct, including In Your Wildest Dreams (1991) and Take Down (1978). Associate producer and screenwriter of the Feature Films For Families video On Our Own (1988). Wrote the World Premiere TV movie The Imposter (1984), which aired nationally on ABC. Eric is currently in predevelopment stages on a feature film planned for a theatrical release possibly in 2004, which would be his theatrical debut as a director. At Season’s Endis his first novel.
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