Thursday, April 5, 2012

Hoppy Easter Eggstravaganza Giveaway Hop and Hellen Keller In Love

Hoppy Easter Eggstravaganza Giveaway Hop
April 6th to 12th

Great prizes at over 200 sites! 
But for you, dear reader, I have:

by Rosie Sultan

Helen Keller in Love: A Novel

HELEN KELLER IN LOVE begins when Helen is in her thirties and Annie Sullivan falls too ill to keep up with their grueling schedule on the lecture circuit.  Annie’s estranged husband, John Macy, sends a young, ambitious reporter named Peter Fagan to step in as Helen’s private secretary.  Their interactions—signing into hands and lip-reading with hands and fingers—soon blossoms into the full-fledged romance for which Helen has long yearned.  Finally liberated from the physical and moral constraints she has been forced to live under, Helen and Peter find their affair met with stern disapproval from both Annie and Helen’s family.  With Helen already struggling to maintain crowds at her events and cash in her accounts, her new relationship ratchets up tension between those she holds most dear, most keenly with Annie Sullivan, the guide who led her journey from darkness to light.

A captivating love story of triumph and imaginative sympathy, HELLEN KELLER IN LOVE takes us into the mind and heart of an American icon. 

Rosie Sultan earned her MFA at Goddard College and won a PEN Discovery Award for fiction, on the nomination of historian Howard Zinn.  A former fellow at The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, she has taught writing at Boston University, the University of Massachusetts, and Suffolk University in Boston.  Her short story “Blue is Your Color, Dear” appeared in Other Voices.  She lives with her husband and son in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Viking ▪ $26.95 ▪ 256 pages ▪ Hardcover ▪ On-Sale:  April 30, 2012 ▪ ISBN:  978-0-670-02349-3

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