By Michelle Richmond
Existence adjustments straight away. On a foggy seashore. within the seconds while Abby Mason—photographer, fiancée soon-to-be-stepmother—looks into her digicam and commits her maximum errors. Heartbreaking, uplifting, and wonderfully advised, this is the riveting story of a kin torn aside, of the hunt for the reality at the back of a child’s disappearance, and of 1 woman’s unwavering religion within the redemptive energy of love—all made startlingly clean via Michelle Richmond’s incandescent sensitivity and remarkable insight.
Six-year-old Emma vanished into the thick San Francisco fog. Or into the heaving Pacific. Or someplace simply past: to a car park, a stranger’s van, or a highway with site visitors flashing by means of. Devastated by means of guilt, haunted by way of her fears approximately turning into a stepmother, Abby refuses to think that Emma is useless. And so she searches for clues approximately what occurred that morning—and can't cease the flood of stories attaining from her personal early life to light up that irreversible second at the beach.
Now, because the days drag into weeks, because the police become bored and fliers fade on mobile poles, Emma’s father reveals solace in faith and medical probability—but Abby can in simple terms wander the shores and town streets, trying to recuperate the previous and the little lady she misplaced. along with her existence at a crossroads, she is going to depart San Francisco for a rustic millions of miles away. And there, by means of the part of one other sea, on a trip that has led her to a different guy and right into a unusual way of life of wanderers and surfers, Abby will take advantage of remarkable discovery of all—as the reality of Emma’s disappearance unravels with gorgeous force.
A profoundly unique novel of relations, loss, and hope—of the alternatives we make and the alternatives made for us—The 12 months of Fog beguiles with the mysteries of time and reminiscence whilst it lays naked the deep and wondrous workings of the human middle. the result's a spell binding travel de strength that may contact an individual who is familiar with what it ability to like a child.
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