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Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock

Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock was a long-time journalist for Alaska Public Radio and prior to this spent many years fishing commercially, raising her children on a boat. She was born in Alaska and lives there still in a yurt with moose wandering through her backyard, a yurt that was lucky to escape the wildfires of 2019.

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2 books

The Smell of Other People's Houses

Alaska, 1970: growing up here is like nowhere else. 

Ruth wants to be remembered by her grieving mother.
Dora wishes she was invisible to her abusive father.
Alyce is staying at home to please her parents. 
Hank is running away for the sake of his brothers. 

Four very different lives are about to become entangled. Because if we don’t save each other, how can we begin to save ourselves?

Everyone Dies Famous in a Small Town

Come on a journey across the rural American West…

Meet the teenagers who live in the small towns across these states, separated by distance, but whose stories are woven together in the most unexpected of ways. 

Whether they are brought together by the spread of wildfire, by the priest who’s moved from state to state or by the hunt for a missing child, these incredible tales blaze with secrets, rage and love.

A novel like no other, this intricate, intense and beautiful book will take your breath away.

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